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Greek chocolate custard pie

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

Greek chocolate custard pie


For the syrup

  • In a pot, add the sugar, water, cinnamon, honey, and the orange cut in half.
  • Transfer over medium heat and boil for 2-3 minutes, until the sugar melts.
  • Remove from the heat and set aside.

For the cream

  • In a pot, add the milk, half of the sugar, the vanilla extract, and transfer over medium heat until it comes to a boil.
  • Add the semolina, salt, and mix constantly with a hand whisk until the cream thickens. Remove from the heat.
  • Add the butter, the chocolate couverture cut into pieces, and mix well until the ingredients are melted and homogenized.
  • In a mixer’s bowl, add the cream and beat with the paddle attachment for 5-7 minutes at low speed, until it cools. Transfer into a bowl.
  • In a clean mixer’s bowl, add the eggs, the remaining sugar, and beat with the whisk attachment at high speed for 4-5 minutes, until the mixture is fluffy.
  • Transfer the egg mixture into the chocolate mixture in batches, and mix with a spatula. Set aside.

To assemble

  • Preheat the oven to 160ο C (320ο F) set to fan.
  • Butter a 25x32 cm baking pan.
  • Spread one phyllo sheet and drizzle with butter. Add 2 more sheets in a crisscross manner, and drizzle with butter. Follow the same process until you have 7 sheets at the bottom of the baking pan.
  • Pour all of the filling and spread it in order to cover the whole surface of the baking pan.
  • Cover with the remaining 7 sheets, in the same way that you spread them at the bottom of the pan.
  • Fold, in a backwards manner, the sheets that stick out of the pan, in order to crimp the edges. Score into 12 pieces and pour the remaining butter.
  • Bake for 1 ½ hours. Remove and pour the cold syrup slowly with a ladle.
  • Allow 30-60 minutes for the whole syrup to be absorbed.
  • Serve with coarsely chopped hazelnuts, melted praline couverture, and mint leaves.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
44 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
51 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
110 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
48 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
102 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
24 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
7 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
7 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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