posted by Joy 10-18-98 5:25 PM


1/4 pound phyllo dough
8 cups milk
2 cups sugar
2 cups farina
7 egg
1 cup butter -- melted
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 cups sugar
3 cups water

Heat milk. Beat eggs well in large bowl. Add farina, sugar, vanilla and pinch of salt to eggs. Pour 2 cups hot milk, little by little, into the mixture. Pour all into saucepan with milk, stirring constantly until thick. Butter 9x13" pan.

Lay 1/2 of phyllo dough into pan, buttering each sheet as it is stacked. spread mixture over all. Add rest of phyllo, buttering as stacked. Score with sharp knife to desired size and shape. Bake 45 minutes in 375 oven.

While baking, prepare syrup so it can be poured on as sonn as removed from the oven. Allow pie to absorb syrup a little at a time. Let cool, and cut before serving.

Syrup: combine 3 cups of sugar and 3 cups of water. Bring to boil and boil for 20 minutes.

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