Fanouropita

St. Phanurius Cake

Fanouropita Cake | figsandfeta.comIn the Orthodox Church, August 27 is dedicated to Saint Phanurius. The Orthodox faithful pray to this Saint to help them recover lost things such as car keys or a child’s favorite toy. Some even pray to this saint to  help them find hope, faith or focus. As a thanks-offering the custom arose of baking a cake in his honor. This is my favorite recipe for a Fanouropita Cake, updated by making them into little bundt cakes and topping them with fresh local berries and organic crystallized ginger. 

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Confession:  There’s not a lot about this recipe that is Greek, except for the fact that I am Greek, and I make them. :)  Here’s how the story goes…

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