A traditional pastry from Mylos Island
You will need:
- 8 medium size slices of watermelon
- 6 tablespoons of sugar
- 6 tablespoons of honey
- 100 gr butter
- 8 tablespoons of flour
- 60 gr sesame
- 1 teaspoon cinammon
- 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
Cut the watermelon and remove the skin and the seeds. Add watermelon in a strainer. Squeeze it to make juice and collect it in a separate container.
Melt 50 gr of butter. Mix with sugar, flour, 3 tablespoons of honey and watermelon until it forms a dough, neither too soft or tight.
Coat the rest of the melted butter in a 2 cm thick pan and sprinkle it with sesame. Add the watermelon mix and put in the oven.
Bake it in preheated oven at 180 degrees C for 45 minutes. When cooked and browned, pour remaining honey over the pie.
If desired, before serving, sprinkle with powedered sugar and cinamon