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Christmas melomakarona



2 cups corn oil

2cups sugar

3 tablespoons rose water

3 tablespoons brandy

1 cup orange juice

1 teaspoons soda

½ teaspoon clove and cinnamon powder

8-9 cups flour (00)

3 teaspoons baking powder

Some zest of lemon and orange


Syrup (A)




1 cup honey

1 cup water

2-3 cloves

Orange peel

Syrup (B)




2 cups sugar

3 tablespoons honey

1 cup water




Put the oil, sugar, zest, water brandy and rose water in the mixer and mix well.

In a mixing bowl put the orange juice with soda and then put the mixture in the mixer.

After this add gradually flour with the Baking Powder mix well.

Leave it for awhile.

Give oval shape to the melomakarona and bake them in a pre-heat oven (170c – 180c)

After baking put them in cold syrup.

Drained melomakarona and sprinkle them with ground almonds or walnuts



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