5 eggs + 5 yolks
1 cup sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla
1 cup farina (Pillsbury)
2 qt. milk
1 lb. sweet butter
1 lb. fillo
Preheat oven to 350anddeg;
Beat eggs and sugar at high speed for about 15 minutes, add vanilla and farina; beat for 5 more minutes.
In an 8 qt. pot, heat milk and 3/4 stick butter. When milk is ready to bubble, add in egg mixture and keep stirring until it thickens then turn stove off and prepare the fillo.
Melt remaining butter.
Butter bottom of a 12×18 pan and place 1/2 the fillo in pan buttering each layer. Pour mixture into pan and place the remaining fillo on top on the mixture buttering each sheet; cut into triangle shapes. Butter top layer of fillo.
Bake for 45-60 minutes
While galaktoboureko is baking prepare the syrup:
3 cups sugar
3 cups water
1 stick cinnamon
Put all ingredients into pot and boil for about 10 minutes.
Let syrup cool before pouring over cooked galaktoboureko; Let set for 20 minutes and serve.
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