Greek Diples with Parmigiano Reggiano

Greek Diples with Parmigiano Reggiano
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Greek
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“Diples” which means doubles in Greek, is a fried pastry of dough (flour, water and eggs) topped with honey and walnuts or almonds or sesame seeds and cinnamon. You can taste them in Greece and depending on the region. It has different names (kserotigana, psathouria or the sweet of joy) and shapes (rings, bows, wide folded strips and others) This version is with Parmigiano Reggiano the King of Cheeses!
  • 200 gr Parmigiano Reggiano
  • 400gr all purpose flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup of orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Sunflower oil to fry them

  1. Mix the eggs with sugar and orange juice
  2. Mix the baking powder into the flour
  3. Add the flour to eggs carefully and slowly
  4. Once our pastry is stiff, roll it like a ball and leave it for 30 mins in the fridge.
  5. Open the pastry and make a thin layer.
  6. Heat the oil.
  7. Cut the pastry into pieces like ribbons.
  8. Fill the ribbons with Parmigiano Reggiano and roll them again.
  9. Turn on the heat and let the oil burn a little.
  10. Fry them till golden brown.
  11. Add honey and a bit cinnamon if you like.
  12. Serve it immediately.
  13. Enjoy!!!


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