Greek Kataifi Pastries

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1hr 30mins
24 kataifi

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Brush jelly roll pan with melted butter and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together almonds, walnuts, sugar, and cinnamon.
  4. Mix together egg, cream, and melted butter.
  5. Stir into nut mixture.
  6. To prepare rolls, take a handful of pastry, and spread it out to about 6" long.
  7. Brush liberally with melted butter and place a tablespoonful of nut filling on bottom of pastry.
  8. Roll up tighty, gathering in loose ends as you go.
  9. Place seam side down on buttered pan.
  10. Repeat with remaining pastry and filling, trying not to let sides touch each other in the pan.
  11. Brush tops of completed pastries with melted butter.
  12. Bake at 350 degrees F.
  13. for about 1 hour, or until nice and golden.
  14. Remove from oven and allow to rest for 5-10 minutes.
  15. While pastries are baking, prepare syrup.
  16. Mix together sugar and water in medium saucepan over medium heat.
  17. Stir until sugar dissolves, then add lemon juice and cinnamon stick.
  18. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring constantly.
  19. Allow syrup to cool completely before pouring over pastry.
  20. Spoon syrup over hot rolls and allow to rest for several hours before serving.

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