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GREEK CUSTARD PIE (BOUGATSA)

Ingredients

  • 1.5 Liter Milk
  • 250 grams Butter
  • 1/2 cup Semolina
  • 1 Vanilla power or 2 teaspoons Vanilla extract
  • 1 package Phyllo Dough
  • Powder Sugar
  • Cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Melt butter in sauce pan.
  2. Fold phyllo in half (one side overlapping the other sidand use a knife to cut the middle.
  3. Take a large sauce pan and add in the milk, sugar and vanilla. Once the milk starts to boil add in the Semolina, boil on medium heat until the cream has thickened.
  4. Butter the baking pan.
  5. Take a phyllo sheet, place it into the baking pan, then push one side of the dough towards the other.
  6. Add the thicken cream, continue to lay the rest of the phyllo and the butter and make sure that all the edges have been covered with butter. Take a fork or knife and push down all the edges of the dough into the baking pan.
  7. Bake for 40 minutes depending on your oven. Top with plenty of sugar powder and cinnamon.