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Kadaife Ekmek
Vegetarian Recipe Recipe Contains Dairy Products
A variation of the previous.

Credits: Eat Greek Tonight

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Kadaife Ekmek Ingredients
Order Quantity Ingredient Alternative Notes
1 Handful Almonds   Roasted & sliced 
3/4 lb Butter ( Unsalted )   Sweet butter, melted 
2 Tablespoon Corn Starch    
4 Item Egg ( (Yolks) )    
1 lb Kadaife   Frozen 
1/2 Item Lemons   Juice & rind 
4 Cup Milk   3 hot & 1 cold 
3 Slice Oranges   With rind 
2 1/2 Cup Sugar ( White )    
1 Teaspoon Vanilla    
1 1/2 Cup Water    
1 1/2 Cup Whipping Cream    
Kadaife Ekmek Directions
Crust:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Crumble frozen kadaife into a 13x9-inch glass baking dish.

Drizzle with butter and bake 40 minutes or until golden brown.

Remove from oven and cool.

In small pot, combine remaining crust ingredients (butter, 2 c sugar, water,lemon, orange slices) .

Bring to a boil and simmer 5 minutes.

Remove citrus rinds.

Spoon syrup over kadaife and cool.

Custard:

Combine flour, cornstarch, and 1/2 c sugar in small bowl.

Add 1 c cold milk and whisk until no lumps.

Whisk in egg yolks.

Strain mixture through sieve into 3 c hot milk.

Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until thickens.

Add vanilla and cool for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.

Spread custard evenly over kadaife crust.

Refrigerate 1 to 2 hours.

Then, if desired top with layer of whipped cream and decorate with almonds and cherries.

Chill well before serving.

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