Fanouropita ||

FANOUROPITA

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A traditional pie dedicated to Saint Fanourios

According to custom, the ingredients should be either 7 or 9. Women in Greece make this pie once a year, on the eve of Saint Fanourios name day, every 27th of August. They bring their pies to the church of Saint Fanourios, where the priest blesses them with a nice ceremony. After the Mass, the pies are cut and everybody is welcome to taste them.

Ingredients:

*3 cups flour, sifted
*1 cup sugar
*3/4 cup olive oil
*1 cup orange juice
*1/2 cup brandy
*1 cup fresh blueberries
*1/2 cup walnuts
*1 tsp. cinnamon
*1 tsp backing powder

 

 

Directions:

 

Mix all the ingredients in a mixer.

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Grease a pan with olive oil.
Pour the mixture into the greased pan.

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Bake in medium oven for about 1 hour.
Let cool and sprinkle with confectioners sugar.

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2 Comments
  • Dina
    July 3, 2017

    Hi. I like a lot your recipe and your culture .
    What can I replace the brandy in this recipe since I can’t use alcoholic drinks.

    • mygreekitchen
      July 3, 2017

      Hi.
      Instead of brandy you can use a fruit juice of your choice.

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