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Recipe Reviews 16 reviews
Fabulous recipe (although I think I've seen it elsewhere on the web, too). Finikia is an awesome cookie with a soft texture made interesting by the semolina flour. I'm so glad I can make them at home, since I don't have access to a lot of Greek bakeries. Just make sure you don't boil the syrup too long or you'll end up with a candy coating on the cookies. Fresh-squeezed orang juice greatly improves the cookie's flavor, too.

30 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jul. 9, 2001
Milk Tart
Not bad, but I think I would have preferred a crisper sugar cookie crust. Mine puffed and remained soft after baking. The pie was extremely sweet, too -- might be improved with some lemon zest or oil.

11 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jul. 5, 2001
I really didn't like this, but, since I've never had Banoffee Pie before, I have no idea whether it's just me or the recipe. First of all, boiling a can of condensed milk for 3 hours is a pain in the butt. When the milk had boiled for 3 hours, I opened it and was horribly disappointed. I was hoping for a sort of Dulce de Leche; instead, it was like a very rubbery jello and didn't taste very good. I continued with the pie making, but it didn't get much better as the pie is dependent on the boiled milk. Whipped cream and bananas can only cover so much. And I had such high hopes!

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jul. 5, 2001
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