Friday, 1 July 2016

Happy New Month - Καλό Μήνα!!!

Homemade Cretan orange pie - Σπιτική κρητική πορτοκαλόπιτα!!!

Cretan Orange Pie - Κρητική Πορτοκαλόπιτα

This is a recipe for Cretan orange pie (portokalopita) without philo (pastry)!


3 glasses  flour
2 glasses sugar
2 glasses orange juice
1 glass olive oil
1 shot cognac
zest from 2 oranges
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
½  teaspoon cinnamon
1 glass = 330ml


Preheat the oven to 180 C using air circulation mode (fan).
Mix baking powder with flower.
In a large bowl beat the olive oil and sugar with a mixer until it becomes fluffy.
Then add orange zest, cognac and cinnamon. Continue beating until incorporated.
Dissolve baking soda in orange juice and add it to the mix.
Add the flour and mix it.
Grease three 20cm diameter disposable trays and pour in the mixture.
Bake each tray separately for 50 minutes. 

Good luck baking and do not forget to enjoy & share the love!!! 

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