Galotoboureko

Recipe by echo echo
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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 42
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 350°.
  • First make the filling: Heat the milk, then slowly add the farina, stirring constantly.
  • Add the salt and boil, stirring, 5 minutes.
  • Beat 3/4 cup sugar into the eggs and fold into the farina; continue cooking, stirring constantly, 3 more minutes.
  • Add the 6 Tbs butter and stir until absorbed.
  • Remove the filling from the heat, add the vanilla and cinnamon, and cool, stirring occasionally.
  • Next prepare the pastry: Brush a 15 X 12-inch baking dish with melted butter and lay in 12 sheets of filo, brushing each sheet with melted butter.
  • Spread the farina mixture over the pastry and cover with the rest of the filo, also brushed with butter.
  • Pour any remaining butter over the top.
  • Cut through the top (but NOT the bottom) layer of the pastry into approximately 2-inch squares.
  • Bake 45 minutes.
  • Cool to lukewarm.
  • While the pastry is baking, make the syrup: Combine the water, 1 cup sugar and honey; boil for 10 minutes and let cool to lukewarm.
  • When the galotoboureko has cooled, cut through the custard and bottom pastry layers.
  • Pour the cooled honey syrup over the pastry and let cool completely before serving.
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