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Banitsa [bah-nee-tsa]

My grandmother used to make the best banitsa.

It seems that mine is pretty good, too … it has one over so many hearts.. or should I say stomachs;)

What you need:

8 oz phyllo dough pastry sheets (1 roll)

4 large apples

1 stick of butter

1 cup of sugar

1 cup of chopped walnuts

2 tbsp of cinnamon

 What you do:

1. Wash, cut, and peel apples

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2. Chop finely/puree apples

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3. Add chopped walnuts, sugar and cinnamon to apples

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4. Mix it all together

5. Melt the butter

6. Open one roll of pastry sheets

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7. Grease the pan.

8. Lay down one pastry sheet, followed by a layer of the apples mix, another pastry sheet, butter, another pastry sheet, apples…..

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9. Make sure you leave some butter for the top

 

 

 

 

 

 

10. Cut into squares

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11. Bake in a 350-degree oven for about 25 minutes or until golden-brown

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I like it chilled with a cup of coffee or tea.

Some like it hot with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream.

Enjoy!

(It tastes even better on the next day)

 

Maya

 

 

 

 

 



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