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    Galaktoboureko

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    2 hrs 20 mins

    50 mins

    1 hrs 30 mins

    Chabear01's Note:

    This is a custard desert from Greece posted for the ZWT II 2006 taken from a little cookbook my late DM purchased at the Local Greek Festival written by members of the local Greek Orthodox Church here.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

    Units: US | Metric

    Custard

    Syrup

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Custard:.
    2. 2
      Bring milk to a boil and gradually add farina or cream of wheat, stirring constantly.
    3. 3
      Add 1 cube of butter and the sugar while stirring.
    4. 4
      Continue to stir so as not to burn on the bottom.
    5. 5
      When mixture thickens, remove pan from burner and cool.
    6. 6
      Beat eggs well, and slowly add to cooled mixture, stirring while adding, and then add vanilla.
    7. 7
      To Assemble, melt remaining butter.
    8. 8
      In a 12x18-inch pan, lightly buttered, place one full sheet of phyllo dough and brush with melted butter.
    9. 9
      Repeat this process until half of the phyllo dough is used.
    10. 10
      Carefully pour the cooled mixture over buttered phyllo layers.
    11. 11
      Place remaining phyllo layers over filling, buttering each sheet as before.
    12. 12
      Tuck in edges and score.
    13. 13
      Bake at 350°F approximately 1 hour.
    14. 14
      Custard should be set and top layer should be golden brown.
    15. 15
      Syrup:.
    16. 16
      Put Syrup ingredients in a saucepan and bring mixture to a boil.
    17. 17
      Continue to boil until syrup is slightly thickened, about 10 to 15 minutes.
    18. 18
      Cool and very slowly pour over warm Galaktoboureko.
    19. 19
      After the Galaktoboureko has absorbed all the syrup, cut into squares and serve.

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    Nutritional Facts for Galaktoboureko

    Serving Size: 1 (157 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 36

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 307.3
     
    Calories from Fat 140
    45%
    Total Fat 15.6 g
    24%
    Saturated Fat 9.0 g
    45%
    Cholesterol 109.0 mg
    36%
    Sodium 125.7 mg
    5%
    Total Carbohydrate 35.7 g
    11%
    Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
    1%
    Sugars 19.6 g
    78%
    Protein 6.5 g
    13%

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