Kataifi

Kataifi

Kataifi

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, mix the walnuts, sugar, cinnamon and cloves.
  2. Melt the butter. Brush the bottom of a 9 x 13 inch pan with melted butter.
  3. Open the kataifi dough, divide into 5 parts.
  4. Take one part, loosen the dough and fluff. Spread on bottom of pan. Sprinkle with walnut mixture.
  5. Repeat this three more times.
  6. Spread kataifi on top.
  7. Pour butter with a spoon evenly over whole pan.
  8. Cut into pieces.
  9. Sprinkle a few drops of cold water on top.
  10. Bake at 375 degrees for 35 minutes until golden light brown.
  11. Let cool for 10 minutes. Slowly pour hot syrup (see instructions below) over the kataifi letting it soak in before pouring more.
  12. Cover tightly.
  13. Syrup preparation: Combine all ingredients and boil gently for about 15 or 20 minutes.

Source: From Bruce and Helen’s recipes (http://www.mindspring.com/~pavlos/recipes/index2.htm)

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. kataifi dough (shredded phyllo dough)
  • 1 lb. chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1 lb. butterSyrup:
  • 1/2 lb. honey
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 T. lemon juice

 

 

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