Traditional Cyprus kantaifi (ka-nta-ee-fi) - Cyprus Recipe Community

Traditional Cyprus kantaifi (ka-nta-ee-fi)

  • 1 h 45 minutes
  • 20 pieces
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  • Βαθμολογία 1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5
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Προβολή συνταγής βήμα προς βήμα
ΕΚΤΕΛΕΣΗ
Filling
Βήμα 1
Place 180 g almonds and 70 g walnuts into mixing bowl and chop 3 seconds/speed 5.
  • 3 δευτ.
  • 5
Βήμα 2
Add 30 g sugar, 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon and mix 5 seconds/speed 2.5. Transfer to a bowl, place bowl on top of mixing bowl lid and weigh in 25 g water. Mix gently and set aside until needed.
Assembly and baking
Βήμα 1
Pre-heat oven to 180 C. Brush a round oven dish ( 34 cm. in diameter) and set aside.
Βήμα 2
Cut out a piece (30 x 6) of shredded kantaifi pastry and pull apart the strands with your fingers to loosen them up. Place 1 tablespoon of filling width-wise onto one side and roll it up but not too tight. Transfer to the prepared oven dish. Repeat the process until all shredded kantaifi pastry has been used.
Βήμα 3
Place 150 g unsalted butter in pieces, 150 g vegetable butter and 150 g sunflower oil into mixing bowl and melt 5 minutes/70 C/speed 2. Pour 1 tablespoon melted fat on each piece of rolled kataifi until all melted fat has been used.
  • 5 λεπτ.
  • 70 o C
  • 2
Βήμα 4
Bake in pre-heated oven (180 C) for 50 minutes. Meanwhile prepare syrup.
Syrup
Βήμα 1
Place 700 g sugar into mixing bowl and grind 10 seconds/speed 10. Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with spatula.
  • 10 δευτ.
  • 10
Βήμα 2
Add 300 g water, 1 cinnamon stick and heat 15 minutes/115 C/speed 2. Remove cinnamon stick, transfer to a heat-proof jug and set aside until kantaifi has finished baking.
  • 15 λεπτ.
  • 115 o C
  • 2
Βήμα 3
Pour still hot syrup over kantaifi as soon as baking time has finished, cover with a plastic bag, hold bag in place with a plate or tray and wrap the whole dish in a kitchen towel or blanket. Leave to cool down for 1 hour.
Βήμα 4
Turn each piece of kantaifi upside down for few minutes to immerse the top side into the syrup as well. Transfer to a serving plate and serve immediately.
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