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Melomakarona

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7 cups (1kg) flour
1/2 cup sugar
2 cups Vlatos Premium Organic Olive Oil
1 orange, zest of.
1 cup beer
1/2 tsp baking powder, in flour
2 oz Metaxa, or cognac
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tbsp cinnamon
1 tbsp cloves

Syrup:

2 cups sugar
2 cups water
1 cup honey
lemon juice


In a mixing bowl, add oil & sugar, beat until sugar dissolves. In separate bowl, combine all dry ingredients. Add Metaxa and beer to oil mixture. Make a well in center with dry ingredients and pour in wet ingredients. Combine all ingredients. Mixture is ready when wet, soft but dry enough to stick together.
With your hands, make egg shaped pieces and place on oiled sheet.
Bake in 350 F, for 20-25 min.
Bake until golden. Cool completely.
While baking, prepare syrup.
In small saucepan, add 2 cups water, honey and sugar and boil for 10 min, stirring often. Add lemon juice to keep mixture liquefied.
In order to properly sauce the cookies, the cookies must be cold while the sauce is warm.
Dip them in syrup completely for a minimum of 15 seconds and if desired, sprinkle with crushed walnuts.

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