Greek Honey Pie or Melopita Recipe

Serves: 8 Save

Ingredients (16)

  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon brandy, or cognac
  • 2 tablespoons ice water
  • 4 ounces (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1 pound myzitrha cheese, soft, or ricotta cheese
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest, from 1 lemon
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon honey, for garnish
  • Ground cinnamon, for garnish

Directions

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French 75

The epitome of elegance in a cocktail glass - Franc├ęs 75. An effervescent delight blends the botanicals of gin with lemon, balanced beautifully by a dash of sugar syrup and a generous topping of champagne, adding a sparkling sophistication.

Ingredients (6)

  • 1 oz. Tanqueray No. TEN Gin
  • 0.75 oz. Lemon Juice
  • 0.5 oz. Simple Syrup
  • 2 oz. Brut Champagne
  • Lemon Twist Garnish
  • <i>*Approximate serving size is 1.4 servings. Please enjoy responsibly. </i>