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    Kataifi (Greek Shredded Wheat Pastry)

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 15 mins

    30 mins

    45 mins

    Nana Lee's Note:

    The weight of the box of shredded wheat pastry is a guess. It cuts surpisingly well - the bottoms layer becomes very soft/soggy, while the top

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

    Units: US | Metric

    SYRUP

    FILLING

    • 3 cups finely chopped walnuts (a combo of walnut, & almonds can be used)

    PASTRY

    • 1 lb butter, melted
    • 1 teaspoon cinnamon (or to taste)
    • 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg (or to taste)
    • 1 (1 lb) box shredded wheat pastry dough, thawed

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Oven at 350ºF.
    2. 2
      Butter a 9x13" baking pan lined with foil to make removing the pastry easier.
    3. 3
      Combine sugar, water & lemon juice in a
    4. 4
      pot. (NOTE - you could also throw a cinnamon stick into the syrup mixture).
    5. 5
      Bring to a boil & simmer, uncovered for 15 minutes, then cool to room temperature.
    6. 6
      Spread half of pastry (or shredded wheat pastry) in bottom of pan.
    7. 7
      Drizzle with half the melted butter.
    8. 8
      Combine the walnuts with the cinnamon &
    9. 9
      nutmeg and sprinkle over the pastry.
    10. 10
      Layer the remaining pastry over the nut
    11. 11
      mixture.
    12. 12
      Drizzle with remaining butter.
    13. 13
      Give it a light 'press' at this stage to meld all the layers.
    14. 14
      Bake for 45 minutes.
    15. 15
      Remove from oven & pour syrup over hot pastry.
    16. 16
      When cool, cut in squares, then in half
    17. 17
      diagonally for triangles. (Allow to sit overnight - you should definitely allow it to sit several hours, unrefrigerated)
    18. 18
      remains crispy.

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    Nutritional Facts for Kataifi (Greek Shredded Wheat Pastry)

    Serving Size: 1 (96 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 24

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 417.8
     
    Calories from Fat 276
    66%
    Total Fat 30.7 g
    47%
    Saturated Fat 12.0 g
    60%
    Cholesterol 40.6 mg
    13%
    Sodium 200.8 mg
    8%
    Total Carbohydrate 35.2 g
    11%
    Dietary Fiber 1.7 g
    6%
    Sugars 25.4 g
    101%
    Protein 3.4 g
    6%

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