+Stevo Medich, from Detroit, Michigan
Before I lose this recipe again, its' time to put this on the website where You and I can find it anytime we need it. This delightful SERBIAN Specialty dessert came to me via Milan and Roz Opacich. Roz swears by it, says it's a crowd pleaser all the time, but she made sure she gave the credit to our late friend, Stevo Medich, for inventing it. I'm making it today (7/3/08) for the first time for our July 4th party tomorrow! OK, looks good. Make sure you grease & flour the bundt pan well. I could have done a little better on this end. (Didn't have Crisco, used Pam).
1 pkg. yellow cake mix
1 3 3/4 oz. (small box) Instant Vanilla Pudding
1/2 cup cold water
1/2 cup oil (Roz uses Canola!)
1/2 cup Schlivovitz
1 cup ground walnuts
Here's the good part.... just mix it all together for 2 or 3 minutes. Pour batter into a 10" greased and lightly floured Bundt cake pan. Bake at 325 for 1 hour. (Roz's oven needs the hour and 5 minutes!)
Set on rack to cool for 10 minutes. Take a serving plate and place it on top of the bundt pan, and invert it. Take a toothpick and poke lots of holes in it for the glaze that's found on the right side here----->
From Pittsburgh's Danny Capuzzi, now in Detroit, along with Donna Medich, we now even have +Stevo's drawing that accompanied his Slivovica Cake! Thanks for sharing, wonderful ones! :-) !!!
Glaze for Stevo's Schlivo Cake
1/8 lb. of butter (1/2 stick!)
1/3 cup water
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup Schlivo!
Melt butter, stir water and sugar together, boil for 3 minutes and then remove from heat. Add the Schlivo and stir all together. Then pour over the top and sides of Your Schlivo cake!
Ummm! "Everybody LOVES it," says Roz! No wonder!
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Today, St. Sava's Day, 2011, Melanie Tomich Limerick listed another version of the Schlivo Cake on Facebook.
So, take your pick! This one calls for a little more schlivo!SLIVOVICA CAKE