Greek Sweet Orange Pie (Portokalopita)

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A delicious, refreshing pie for the hot summer months! It can also be served warm, but I much prefer it cold. It can also be served with ice cream. Mmmm!


Ingredients
1 packet filo pastry (12 sheets)
250g Greek strained yoghurt
4 eggs
2 tablespoons baking powder
250 ml extra virgin olive oil

For the syrup
600 ml water
250g sugar
Grated rind from 2 oranges


Preparation
Leave the sheets of filo pastry out, separated and uncovered, to dry for a few hours.

Crumble the sheets of filo.

Put the olive oil and eggs in a mixing bowl and whisk well with a metal whisker.

Add the yoghurt and baking powder and continue whisking until you have a smooth cream.

Add the crumbled filo pastry and mix in well with your hands.

Put in an oven dish and bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees Celsius for 20 minutes until it turns a golden colour.

In the meantime, prepare the syrup – boil the syrup ingredients in a pan for 5 minutes.

After removing the pie, once it is cold, cut into portions and spread the warm syrup on top.



Eat and Enjoy!


Greek Sweet Orange Pie (Portokalopita) Recipe

7 comments:

OLLIE MCKAY'S ~ A Chic Boutique said...

Yummy Yummy ~ This looks delicious!! Thanks for sharing the recipe!

iceah said...

yum...yum...I love to try this :9

draxc0la said...

yummy .. i'm hungry...

satria said...

i'm very like it...

redkathy said...

Oh wow this looks great! I am definitely going to try this and I have the pastry in the freezer too.

All About Samarinda said...

Hmmm..like a wet bread (in my local)...delicious....

Drop EC here...
Can we get to link exchange...?

walkw/me said...

It looks very yummy! I am started to drool because of that Orange Pie.

ty for the share.

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