Christmas Recipes

Custard Filled Pastry


4 c. milk
1 1/2 c. sugar
3/4 c. rice flour - farina
1/2 lb. butter
8 med. eggs, separated
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1 Tbs. grated orange rind

1/2 lb. butter
Phillo dough

1 1/2 c. water
1/4 c. sugar
1 orange peel


Combine milk and 1 c. sugar - gradually stir in farina till smooth. Add butter and set over moderate heat, bring to a boil, stir.
Pour mixture into bowl and cool. It should get thick.
Beat egg whites to soft peaks.
Beat egg yolks with 1/2 c. sugar until creamy and light.
Add whites and yolks to custard, fold in. Use Phillo dough like baklava, fold bottom sheets over custard.
Butter between layers. Bake at 350 for 35 to 45 minutes. Let cool.
Bring syrup to a boil. Simmer 15 minutes. Pour syrup over pastry ans cut into squares.
When cool, chill in refrigerator.

Added On: 2007-05-26
Submitted By: Staff
Filed under the following categories:
¬ Custard ¬ Dessert ¬ Greek

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