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Sfakiani pita: a sweet delicacy from the Mediterranean island of Crete! A cheese stuffed flatbread drizzled with honey, a great dessert!

Sfakiani Pita

Sfakiani pita: a sweet delicacy from the Mediterranean island of Crete! A cheese stuffed flatbread drizzled with honey, a great dessert!
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine Greek
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 2
Calories per serving 316 kcal

Ingredients

  • 3,5 oz plain flour (100 g)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 5 tbsp water (60 ml), tepid
  • 1 tbsp ricotta
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Add the plain flour, olive oil, a pinch of salt and the tepid water to a clean blender.
  2. Sfakiani pita: a sweet delicacy from the Mediterranean island of Crete! A cheese stuffed flatbread drizzled with honey, a great dessert!
  3. Blend all the ingredients until you get a smooth dough. Then add a little extra water or flour if necessary.
  4. Sfakiani pita: a sweet delicacy from the Mediterranean island of Crete! A cheese stuffed flatbread drizzled with honey, a great dessert!
  5. Transfer the dough onto a clean surface. Knead it for a minute until elastic. Add some flour if it feels too sticky.
  6. Sfakiani pita: a sweet delicacy from the Mediterranean island of Crete! A cheese stuffed flatbread drizzled with honey, a great dessert!
  7. Wrap the dough in a piece of cling film and let it rest for 20 minutes at room temperature. Roll out the dough and cut out 2 even circles. You can put a bowl on top and run a knife along the sides if that's easier.
  8. Sfakiani pita: a sweet delicacy from the Mediterranean island of Crete! A cheese stuffed flatbread drizzled with honey, a great dessert!
  9. Then spread the ricotta cheese evenly over one dough circles.
  10. Sfakiani pita: a sweet delicacy from the Mediterranean island of Crete! A cheese stuffed flatbread drizzled with honey, a great dessert!
  11. Brush the edges with a little water. Cover with the remaining dough circles.
  12. Sfakiani pita: a sweet delicacy from the Mediterranean island of Crete! A cheese stuffed flatbread drizzled with honey, a great dessert!
  13. Gently press the edges with your fingers to seal them.
  14. Sfakiani pita: a sweet delicacy from the Mediterranean island of Crete! A cheese stuffed flatbread drizzled with honey, a great dessert!
  15. Bake the pita in a dry non-stick pan over medium-low heat without any butter or oil for 2 to 3 minutes.
  16. Sfakiani pita: a sweet delicacy from the Mediterranean island of Crete! A cheese stuffed flatbread drizzled with honey, a great dessert!
  17. Flip the pita over and cook the other side until a little golden.
  18. Sfakiani pita: a sweet delicacy from the Mediterranean island of Crete! A cheese stuffed flatbread drizzled with honey, a great dessert!
  19. Place the pita on a plate and drizzle with some honey. Serve hot.
  20. Sfakiani pita: a sweet delicacy from the Mediterranean island of Crete! A cheese stuffed flatbread drizzled with honey, a great dessert!