Pastira (Macaroni Cake)

Cooking Recipes Catalogue

Buttered egg noodles are baked in a sweetened custard of eggs, milk, sugar, vanilla and Ricotta cheese. Chill before serving to let the custard set.

INGREDIENTS (for 2 servings):


  • Beat eggs and sugar, add Ricotta, milk, and vanilla. Mix thoroughly.
  • Cook macaroni, drain, put in large mixing bowl and melt butter over top.
  • Add egg/Ricotta mixture, stirring in thoroughly. Pour into thoroughly buttered 6x10 inch pan.
  • Bake for 1 hour at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C), let cool, then refrigerate before serving.