Gluten-Free and Vegan Everything Cookies for Great Lent & Holy Week
This recipe is for my Orthodox friends out there who are embarking on Holy Week.
St. Phanurius Cake
In 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.
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…