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Kypriaki Tyropita (Savoury Cypriot Cheese Cake)


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Kypriaki Tyropita (Savoury Cypriot Cheese Cake)

Crunchy on the outside and beautifully moist on the inside.

Original recipe here


- 3 cups grated halloumi cheese

- 5 large eggs

- 1 can (410 grams – 14.45 oz) evaporated milk

- 1 cup peanut oil or good quality mild olive oil

- 5 - 6 tbsp dried mint or 1 cup fresh mint, finely chopped

- 2½ - 3 cups of self-raising flour


1. In a big bowl whisk the eggs (no mixer required), add the grated cheese, the oil, milk, dried mint (be generous with it) and the flour.

2. Mix for a few minutes until all the ingredients are well combined.

3. Grease and flour a 22 cm (8 3/4 inch) Bundt form or a 26 cm round baking tin.

4. Pour in the mixture and bake in a preheated oven to 180o C / 350o F for about 50 minutes to one hour until the crust is golden brown.


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