Bulgarian Christmas Pumpkin Pie - Tikvenik
Tikvenik is a very delicious and traditional Bulgarian pumpkin Christmas pie. It is easy to prepare with only a few ingredients - pumpkin, crushed walnuts kemels, cinnamon an sugar. Here is the recipe.
Method of preparation
Cut the pumpkin or squash into large pieces, pour 100 g of vegetable oil into the pan, add the sugar, cinnamon and mix until
the water comes out and does change the color. Then add the walnuts.
Using a brush, peel the phyllo pastry and spoon some of the pumpkin mixture over it then cover it with pastry. Continue layering the pastry and the pumpkin mix and finish off with a single sheet of dough.
Cut into diamonds and pour with the rest of the fat and bake for 30 minutes.
Let the pie cool down and serve with powdered sugar.