A galatopita is a milk and semolina sweet flavoured with lemon or orange zest, delcious straight out the oven, even in summer heat.
Semolina, milk and sugar and a few eggs. It is not a difficult recipe
1 1/2 litres of milk
1 cup of fine semolina*
2 big spoons of butter or a small (demi-tasse) coffee cup of oil
1 cup of sugar
vanilla or cinnamon
zest of an orange or a lemon
Warm the milk in a large pot and add the sugar, stirring well till it is all dissolved. Add the butter, zest, cinnamon and semolina and keep stirring till it thickens.
Take off the heat and leave until cool. Meanwhile beat the eggs really well. When cool, stir in the eggs.
Pour the mixture into a well oiled baking dish.
Bake about 30 minutes at 180oC till nicely browned on top.
*We have fine and coarse semolina. I used fine for this recipe but you could use either I am sure
I've seen one recipe which uses goats milk. I wouldn't, unless you had a herd of goats. Goats milk isn't too bad in sweets like this, it makes it creamier.
For this amount of milk I have found recipes using up to 7 eggs. Far too many in my opinion. I added 5 because this particular recipe called for 5 but next time shall only use 4.