Yield: 24 servings
|3½ cup||All-purpose flour plus extra for kneading|
|2 teaspoons||Baking soda|
|1 tablespoon||Freshly ground cinnamon|
|1 tablespoon||Freshly ground cloves|
|¼ cup||Mild olive oil|
|½ cup||Petimezi (Greek wine must syrup) OR- Italian vino cotto OR- Honey|
|½||Orange; (grated zest)|
|1 cup||Orange juice|
Sift together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and cloves into a large bowl, making a well in the center. In a smaller bowl, beat the olive oil with the honey, petimezi, grated orange zest, and ½ the orange juice and pour into the well. Mix together to make a dough, adding the remaining orange juice as necessary.
Turn onto a floured surface and knead for about 10 minutes until the dough is smooth but not stiff. Cover with a cloth and leave to relax for 30 minutes or longer.
Break off pieces of dough, about 2 tablespoonfuls each, and roll into snakes about ½-inch in diameter. Press the two ends together, forming oval wreaths, and place on an oiled or non-stick baking sheet. Bake in an oven preheated to 375 F for 10-15 minutes- until they are brown and crunchy, but not too hard.
Source: Recipes from a Greek Island - by Susie Jacobs ISBN: 0-671-74531-X
This recipe was typed for you by Karen Mintzias.