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Koulourakia (Greek Easter Cakes)

Cook time: 0 min.
Servings: 1

Ingredients for Koulourakia (Greek Easter Cakes)

0.5cupButter (softened)
1Egg yolk beaten with 1 tbsp. milk for glaze/brushing
1cupPowdered sugar
1.25tspBaking soda
2tbspCognac (or milk)
2.25cupWheat flour
3tbspSesame seeds

Instructions for Koulourakia (Greek Easter Cakes)

To prepare the Koulourakia (Greek Easter Cakes) recipe, please follow these instructions:

Preheat the oven to 190 degrees.

Whip butter and sugar together until it is light and airy. Turn eggs, cognac and vanilla in and mix thoroughly. Turn flour, baking powder and salt into, mix thoroughly after each addition of the ingredient. Shape with round teaspoons, use the palms to roll each one back and forth on a lightly floured surface until you have an approx. 15 cm long sausage. Put the ends together and for a hairpin's figure, turn / twist gently 2-3 times. Gently push the ends together. Put on a greased baking sheet with approx. 2.5 cm between, brush with egg / milk glaze and sprinkle sesame seeds in addition. Bake 10-13 minutes or until golden brown. Cool off the shake. Store airtight at room temperature for 2 weeks. Or freeze for long storage.