How to make the Romanian cake cozonac

A must-have on Christmas in Romania are the famous cozonaci, one of the delights of local traditional cuisine. A cake with origins in the Roman bread, it is usually baked on Christmas and Easter.

cozonac can be round or rectangular, simple or braided and it is usually filled with chopped nuts, poppy seeds, cocoa cream or dried fruits. In the past years, it has become available in food stores all year round, but its baking on holidays, at home, is a tradition women still pass on from mother to daughter, especially in the country side.

In the past years, it has become available in food stores all year round, but its baking on holidays, at home, is a tradition women still pass on from mother to daughter, especially in the country side.

Check out the recipe on RomaniaBucharestBeyond.com. 

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