Mix walnuts with a little bit of sugar(use your hands for this) In a separate bowl mix the margarine until white, in mixture put in walnuts, cinnamon, vanilla, raisins . Then in another bowl mix egg yolks with the sugar and then slowly we pour in the cognac. This will be poured in the above mixture. In another bowl we beat the egg whites to meringue whip . We also pour this in the mixture interchanging with the egg whites until both are finished. We have a buttered pan ready and we pour the mixture inside our pan. Bake at medium heat for about an hour.
Just about when cake is almost done. You boil all the ingredients for the syrup together. When cake is ready, we slowly pour the hot syrup over the cake, sprinkle with walnuts, let rest for about 1 to 2 hours then serve.