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Vasilopita Greek NYE Cake (gluten free)

Vasilopita is a traditional Greek cake prepared and enjoyed to celebrate the New Year. This cake is moist and aromatic with flavours of orange and cinnamon and hidden inside the cake is a coin. It is thought that the family member who is fortunate enough to receive the coin in their slice is said to have good luck for the rest of the year.

There are many variations to a Vasilopita recipe. Some are bread-like, whilst others are sweet and similar to cake. This gluten-free Vasilopita is more like cake than bread. It was put together with the help of my sister-in-law's original recipe. It is perfectly crumbly, well balanced, creamy and aromatic as orange zest, cinnamon and nutmeg are added.