Taste of CyprusSweetsRolled Kattimeri

Rolled Kattimeri

Kattimeri, a great snack food nevertheless, is more like a traditional version of crepe, made in Cyprus.

For the dough:
• 5 cups flour
• ½ cup vegetable oil (olive oil, corn oil, sunflower oil)
• ½ cup orange juice
• 2/3 cup of water
• 1 teaspoon of salt
• ½ cup cream

For the filling:
• 1 cup Almonds coarsely ground
• 2 teaspoons of cinnamon
• ½ cup sugar

For the syrup:
• ½ cup of honey
• 3/4 cup of sugar
• 1 ½ cup water
• 3-4 drops of lemon juice
• 1 stick of cinnamon

For the dough:

-Sift the flour and put salt.

-Pour the oil and start to rub it with your hands until you make thick crumbs –Then, add a little bit of orange juice and then water.

-Knead until you get a soft dough.

-Cover the bowl with a plastic film and allow the dough to rest for 30 minutes.

-Meanwhile, prepare the syrup- Put all the ingredients in a saucepan and boil for 10 minutes.

-Preheat the oven to 180 ° C and put non-stick paper in a round pan.

-Stir the cinnamon with sugar.

-Divide the dough into 4 parts. Take a piece and open it with the roller in a rectangular shape.

-Brush with a little oil and a lot of vegetable cream.

-Spread sugar and cinnamon.

-Then sprinkle the almonds and wrap the sheet in a roll.

-Then turn it and put it round in the baking pan, starting from the middle and wrapping it outwards.

-Brush the “kattimeri” with a large amount of cream and sprinkle with the rest of the sugar and almonds.

-Bake in the preheated oven for about 1 hour or until it is reddish.

-Pour the cold syrup over it and then serve.




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