Posted by Chris on December 18, 2000 at 04:06:37:
In Reply to: Re: Greek Christmas Cookies posted by eva manios on December 17, 2000 at 08:11:12:
: : The ingredients you need for kourabiedes are:
: 2 cups of fresh butter
: 4-5 cups of flour
: 1/2 a cup of sugar
: 2 egg yokes
: 1 teaspoonful of baking powder
: 2 teaspoonfuls of brandy
: some vanilla essence
: 640gr. powdered sugar (ahni zahari)
: some anthonelo (blossom water?)
: First beat the butter until it gets white. Then add
: the sugar and the yokes and keep working with mixture
: Mix the flour with with the baking powder and the vanilla
: Add to the butter mixture the brandy and then gradually
: add the flour.Knead the dough very well(it should not
: be sticky)and then take small pieces of the dough,
: give them the desired shape and put them into a
: baking tin. Bake for 15-20 minutes and as soon as
: you take them out of the oven you sprinkle with the
: anthonero and put them in layers in a serving dish.
: NOTE: you should cover the serving dish with powdered
: sugar (ahni) before putting any kourambiedes in, and also
: add lots of ahni before adding each new layer.
: Good luck!
Thank you very much. Have a Merry, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
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