Our homemade Kataifi recipe with ouzo. Written by Me To Mati Published on October 12, 2020 in DessertsTranslate to English Greek Share35TweetPin11YumWhatsAppEmail46 SharesJump to RecipePrint Recipe Pin Print Our homemade Kataifi recipe with ouzo.5 from 2 votes Recipe by Me To Mati #passionfood Course: DessertsCuisine: GreekDifficulty: EasyServings20kataifiPrep time15minutesCooking time20minutesOur easy kataifi recipe is a delicious dessert scented with ground cinnamon and ground clove wrapped into golden crispy kataifi pastry and smothered in sweet syrup. Our twist of 2 shots of ouzo adds another element of yumminess.Ingredients Kataifi pastry800 grams walnuts2 tablespoons ground cinnamon1 teaspoon ground cloves1 cup white sugar250 grams of butter 2 shots ouzoKATAIFI SYRUP3 cups white sugar1 cinnamon stick1 whole lemon peel4 cups of waterInstructionsFinely chop walnuts.Combine white sugar, ground cinnamon, cloves and stir through 1 shot ouzo.Melt butter and grease baking dish.Prepare Kataifi pastry, stretching and cutting into a square shape.Drizzle generous amount melted butter over prepared Kataifi square shape.Add 1 tablespoon mixture into Kataifi square. Roll it up tightly, folding inwards, to form a small cylinder. Place the Kataifi roll in the baking dish and brush with melted butter. Repeat with the rest of the Kataifi pastry and filling, leaving a gap between each piece. Bake Kataifi in a preheated oven at 180C for about 20 minutes or until golden and crispy.Prepare Kataifi syrup, adding water, white sugar, cinnamon stick and whole lemon peel.Allow syrup to combine and reduce slightly.Ladle syrup over hot Kataifi and drizzle 1 shot ouzo over the top of each Kataifi. Cover the baking dish for about 10 minutes allowing the syrup to be absorbed.Recipe Video NotesOptional garnish with chopped pistachios.Make sure the kataifi pastry is defrosted before using.Kataifi pastry is a versatile ‘string like’ pastry used for both sweet and savoury dishes found in gourmet stores as well as Middle Eastern speciality supermarkets.Did you make this recipe?Tag @me_to_mati on InstagramLike this recipe?Follow us @me_to_mati on PinterestLove our recipes?Like us on Facebook Similar recipes you may like Traditional Greek New Year’s cake recipe (Vasilopita recipe) Coconut macaroons recipe Tiramisu espresso cups recipe Tsoureki recipe (Greek Easter bread)Share35TweetPin11YumWhatsAppEmail46 SharesDon't miss out!Subscribe To Our NewsletterReceive Yummy Recipes in your inboxInvalid email addressGive it a try. You can unsubscribe at any time.Thanks for subscribing!