Albanian Cornbread - Pite

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 35 mins

Courtesy of, as adapted from "Home Cooking Around the World" by David Ricketts and Mark Thomas. This bread is a great accompaniment to stews. It is excellent warm, but can dry out, so try to use up promptly or store well-wrapped.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400 deg. Grease an 8" square baking dish.
  2. In a large bowl combine all the ingredients except the scallions for garnish.
  3. Pour into the baking dish and spread out evenly.
  4. Bake until lightly browned and an inserted toothpick comes out clean, about 35 minutes.
  5. Garnish with the remaining scallion and serve warm.
Most Helpful

I loved this bread. It is nothing like southern cornbread that we are used to in the US. I just loved the flavors of the spices.

threeovens September 30, 2012

This was fantastic! While the stew was only eaten half, the bread had completely gone after dinner LOL So, no danger of drying out. I will definitely make this again. Thanks for sharing!
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Mia in Germany August 09, 2012