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A grey plate with a piece of orange pie and some slices of orange next to it
Cooking

Greek Orange Pie

Ingredients

500 g filo (phyllo) pastry
1 cup seed oil
3 eggs
½  cup sugar
0,4g Vanillin
200gr. Greek strained Yoghurt
20gr. Baking powder
Zest of one orange
½ cup orange juice

For the Syrup

1 cup fresh orange juice
1 cup water
2 cups sugar
Juice of half lemon

Instructions:

  1. Separate and open all the filo on a table or your kitchen counter and let it dry completely.
  2. Crush the filo in small pieces and place them in a bowl.
  3. In a second bowl beat the eggs with the sugar with a whisk. Add the restingredients (oil, vanilla, yoghurt, baking powder, orange juice and zest) and mix well. In the end add the crushed filo and mix carefully with a spoon or with your hand until you have a nice mixture.
  4. Grease very well the bottom and walls of a round pan (Size: 32) and add some flour.  Put the mixture in it and make it even with your hands. Bake in preheated oven for about 20-25 minutes
Orange pie before and after syrup
Before and after syrup

Syrup

1. 10 minutes before the pie is ready start preparing the syrup. Put all the ingredients in a saucepan and cook for 6 minutes in medium heat.
2. Take the pie out of the oven, leave it for 5 minutes and with a knife make small holes on its surface.
3. Add the syrup and leave the pie absorb all of it. You can serve it warm or cold with ice cream.

A grey plate with a piece of orange pie and some slices of orange next to it

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