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Melachrino

Melachrino: Naxos’ traditional aromatic cake with raisins and walnuts, resembling syrupy walnut pie. Perfect with coffee during fasting.

white plate with piece of melachrino cake

It is a traditional sweet of Naxos, an aromatic cake with raisins and walnuts that will remind you of a syrupy walnut pie and accompanies traditionally coffee and hot drinks during the fasting period.

It is called melachrino (brunette), because of its dark color and poor, because it was made with simple ingredients, always present in all the houses.

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