Easy Lyhnarakia (sweet cheese pies) from Chania Recipes


Easy Lyhnarakia (sweet cheese pies) from Chania Recipes

The ingredients Easy Lyhnarakia (sweet cheese pies) from Chania Recipes

  1. For the dough
  2. 25 g fresh yeast
  3. 1/3 cup lukewarm milk
  4. 4 cups all purpose flour
  5. 1/2 cup olive oil
  6. 2/3 cup sugar
  7. 2 eggs beaten with a bit of salt
  8. 250 g strained yogurt
  9. For the filling
  10. 800 g unsalted mizithra
  11. 2 egg yolks
  12. 1 vanillin (powder)
  13. 2 tbsp honey
  14. zest of one lemon
  15. 1 tbsp cinnamon
  16. 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  17. 6 tbsp sugar
  18. 1 egg yolk beaten with a bit of water for brushing

Step-step making Easy Lyhnarakia (sweet cheese pies) from Chania Recipes>

  1. Dissolve the yeast into the dairy and add flour so that you get a thick batter which you leave to rise for half a good hour.

  2. Beat the essential oil with the sugar in a bowl and add the yolks, salt, yogurt and the thick batter that offers already risen. Mix well.

  3. Gradually add the rest of the flour and knead on a dusted surface (so that it gets kneaded better).

  4. Cover the money and let it rest.

  5. Meanwhile prepare the filling.

  6. Crumble the cheese with a shell and add to the rest of the ingredients mixing well.

  7. Roll out the dough to a thick sheet and cut into sectors using a small plate.

  8. Place a spoonful of the filling up in the center and raise the sides of the dough pinching them so that you make a small tartlet.

  9. Brush with the egg and sprinkle with cinnamon.

  10. Place the lyhnarakia on a baking tray lined with partchment papers.

  11. Bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees for fifty percent an hour (until they are fantastic brown) using the convection element.