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Crazy Pie from Sifonos Island

Crazy Pie from Sifonos Island

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Ingredients for making Crazy Pie from Sifonos Island

  1. Pumpkin 900 grams.
  2. Premium wheat flour 450 grams.
  3. Oranges 2 pieces.
  4. Sugar 1 cup.
  5. Cognac a quarter cup.
  6. Raisins 2 cups.
  7. Honey 2 tablespoons.
  8. Soda 2 teaspoons.
  9. Cinnamon 1 teaspoon.
  10. Ground cloves 0.5 teaspoon.
  11. Sesame seed 0.5 cup.
  • Main ingredients: Pumpkin, Flour
  • Serving 5 servings
  • World CuisineGreek Cuisine


Knife, Bowl, Sieve, Cutting board, Grater, Bakeware, Spoon, Serving plate, Glass, Microwave, Oven

Cooking Crazy Pie from Siphonos Island:

Step 1: prepare the pumpkin.

Wash the pumpkin well under running water. Then cut off the top and bottom with a knife and cut the pumpkin in half. Using a spoon, we clean the seeds, with a knife we ​​clean the thick peel. With a knife, we cut the pumpkin into slices, like a watermelon, and then into equal cubes. about 1 * 1 cm. Put in a deep bowl. Add sugar and cognac to the pumpkin.

Step 2: prepare the oranges.

Remove the zest from oranges with a grater. Squeeze the juice with your hands in a glass. Add the zest and orange juice to a bowl of pumpkin, and sprinkle cinnamon and cloves.

Step 3: prepare a pumpkin with honey.

In a bowl of pumpkin, add honey, and put in the microwave for exactly a minute. We do this so that the honey melts, and the pumpkin gives a little juice.

Step 4: prepare the flour.

Mix flour with soda and sift with a sieve. Add 1 tablespoon flour to the prepared mass and stir with a spoon until smooth.

Step 5: prepare the raisins.

Wash raisins in running water, then pour boiling water for 15 minutes. The prepared raisins are added to the dough and mixed with a spoon until smooth.

Step 6: prepare a “crazy” cake from the island of Siphonos.

Preheat the oven up to 180 ° C. Lubricate the form with butter or margarine. If you have a silicone mold, then you can not lubricate it. We shift the prepared mixture into a mold, level it with a spoon and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Bake in the oven about 1 hour to rosy.

Step 9: serve the “crazy cake” from Siphonos island.

Let the finished cake cool slightly, remove from the mold on a serving plate and cut into portioned pieces. Serve with tea or coffee. Enjoy your meal!

Recipe Tips:

- - Pie can be cooked in a slow cooker. To do this, pour the mixture into the multicooker pan and set the "Baking" mode for 1 hour 10 minutes.

- - Traditionally, the Crazy Pie is made without eggs and butter, but if you wish, you can add 1 cup of olive oil to the dough.

- - When choosing a pumpkin, pay attention to the peel, it should be smooth and without spots, the tail should be dry and dark in color. It is better to buy a round pumpkin of medium size, weighing about 5 kilograms.

- - You can freeze a chopped pumpkin in the freezer and, if necessary, defrost and prepare a “crazy pie” from Sifonos island. You can store pumpkin in the freezer for a year.