Author Notes: Very easy to make and tasty —Tsany
packets phylo dough (one box)
cup melted butter
cups feta cheese , crumbled
cup ricota cheese
cup regular 7-up soda
- In a bowl mix both cheeses Grease the bottom of a round aluminum baking pan (1 1/2 " deep). Start layering the filo leaves About 2 at the time, sprinkling each one with melted butter. After each 3-4 layers, sprinkle the cheese mixture, ending up with a flat layer of filo on top.
- With sharp knife, cut the banitza in diamonds. Heat the remaining butter and pore on top and into the cuts. In bowl, mix the whisked eggs with the 7-up. Pore on top of the banitza. Shake it to allow the liquid to get into the cuts. Let stand for 5 min. Bake in a preheated 350* oven on the middle rack for about 1 hr. or until golden brown