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The pie is made once a year, on the eve of Saint Fanourios name day, every 26th of August. The pie is brought  to the church of Saint Fanourios, where the priest blesses it  with a nice ceremony. After the Mass, the pies are cut and everybody is welcome to taste them.

Skopelos Island, North Sporades, Magnesia, Greece

A traditional pie dedicated to Saint Fanourios

Total preparation time
Quantity this recipe will make
15 minutes, plus baking time  About 24 squares
List of Ingredients
Preparation Instructions
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • cup olive oil
  • cup orange juice
  • cup brandy
  • cup raisins (or crushed walnuts)
  • 1 tsp.  cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. clove powder
  • backing powder
Mix all the ingredients in a mixer.

Grease a pan with olive oil and spread on it a little sugar and flour.

Pour the mixture into the greased pan.

Bake in medium oven for about an hour.

According to custom, the ingredients should be either 7 or 9.
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Skopelos Net
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