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Sunday, December 6, 2009

Christmas Melomakarona

8 cups Robin Hood flour

2 cups vegetable oil

1-cup sugar

1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice

1 teaspoon orange zest

1-tablespoon cinnamon

1 teaspoon of ground cloves

400 g crushed walnuts

1-tablespoon baking powder


1-cup honey

2 cups sugar

4 cups water

1-teaspoon whole cloves

  1. Mix oil, sugar, orange juice, orange zest, and 200 g walnuts together
  2. In a separate bowl mix flour, baking powder, cinnamon and ground cloves together
  3. Combine dry to wet ingredients and knead until mixture is crumbly but packable
  4. Make balls of dough and flatten slightly into oval shapes
  5. Use a fork to create tracks on all cookies
  6. Bake for 45 minutes at 350F
  7. Allow to cool for 20 minutes
  8. For the syrup: combine all ingredient together boil for about 30 minutes
  9. Reduce heat and put each cookie into the syrup bottom up for at least 10 minutes, flipping once and remove with a slotted spoon
  10. Place on cookie sheet and sprinkle each cookie with crushed walnuts on top and place in paper baking cups

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