Orange Pies with Greek Yogurt-Portokalopites

Orange Pies with Greek Yogurt-Portokalopites
Wonderful, individual Orange Pies, tasty and very special in texture and form. The citrus aromas and orange flavor are strong, giving the Orange Pies intensity and tasteful dynamics. It is made as pockets / packets and taste reminiscent of custard filled pastry in much, much more delicious.
Yogurt, semolina, eggs and sweet orange preserve. All are mixed together to a cream, and these simple but so important to their taste, ingredients. The sweet overwhelm the flavor and aroma.

work: 30′ time: 1h:00′ medium:

Orange Pies with Greek Yogurt-Portokalopites

Ingredients (∼12 packets/ servings)

  • 500g (1.1 lbs) plyllo pastry
  • 4 eggs
  • 100g (3.5 oz) sugar
  • 120g (4.2 oz) orange preserve or marmalade
  • 30g (1.1 oz) fine semolina
  • 10g (0.35 oz) baking powder
  • 200g (7.1 oz) yogurt
  • 180g (6.3 oz) vegetable oil
Puree in blender preserves.
In a large bowl add all the ingredients except the pastry. Mix well with a wire, to a homogeneous mixture.
Spread the phyllo pastry in front of us. We catch the first phyllo pastry from the center and drag horizontally from the top long side parallel to, until it meets it. Right and left will be created aspects.
Fill the aspects throwing 4 tablespoons of the mixture, which do not fail to stir often because the semolina goes to the bottom.
We lift the filled sheet from the center and fold it in half to cover up the bottom half.
Transfer it to a buttered baking dish, measuring 30×35cm (11.8in × 1.15ft). Put all "packets" in the series.
Bake in preheated oven at 170°C (338°F, Gas:3.5) for 30'-35' until golden leaves on top and underneath.


  • 450g (15.9 oz) sugar
  • 300ml (10.1 floz) water
  • 300ml (10.1 floz) orange juice
In saucepan and over medium heat, add the water and sugar. Stir to melt and add the fresh orange juice. Boil for 5'-6' from the time when boiling starts. Leave aside to cool.
Once comes out to the pan from the oven pour over the orange pie with cold syrup tablespoon to tablespoon until absorbed.
Orange Pies with Greek Yogurt-Portokalopites Orange Pies with Greek Yogurt-Portokalopites
Make the syrup first to have it cool until you have ready the orange pies.
In syrup add, if you want, an orange cut into pieces, to boil together and get aromas.
If leftover stuffing mixture and phyllo pastry, chop into the porridge, stir, put them in muffin trays, bake and syrup normally.
They get fantastic!

Author Zambia G. Sifaki

Orange Pies with Greek Yogurt-Portokalopites