A colleague recently came back from a trip to Bulgaria and told us how delicious a traditional pastry there is. This pastry is called banitsa, which is traditionally made with cheese, but you can try it with other ingredients as well. She was so excited that we all wanted to try the recipe together. We were extra brave and tried to prepare the banitsa in an air fryer. In this article we will tell you our delicious recipe for Banitsa with Porcini Mushrooms in Airfryer.

You can easily prepare this delicious banitsa in the Airfryer

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Banitsa with porcini mushrooms in Airfryer

Banitsa with porcini mushrooms in Airfryer

For this you need:

  • 200 ml yoghurt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 4 eggs
  • 400 g handmade dough sheets/crusts for banitsa
  • 125 g melted cow butter
  • 200 g crumbled feta cheese
  • 50 g dried porcini mushrooms
  • egg for brushing

That is how it goes:

  1. First, put the yogurt and baking soda in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Then, in another bowl, beat the eggs and then add the yoghurt. Stir everything well until the mixture becomes homogeneous.
  3. Then place the pastry sheets on the table and brush them with the melted cow butter.
  4. Then brush them with the egg mixture as well and put some of the crumbled feta cheese and porcini mushrooms on top.
  5. Then roll up the pastry sheets.
  6. Select the bread program and bake at 160 degrees for 25 minutes.
  7. After 12 minutes, turn the banitsa over.
  8. If desired, you can serve the banitsa with yogurt.

How to prepare banitsa with porcini mushrooms in Airfryer step by step

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That’s all you need for the preparation

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Traditionally, banitsa is prepared with cheese, but feel free to experiment

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The melted butter is very important to the success of the recipe

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For the preparation of banitsa you need sheets of dough

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Doesn’t that look incredibly delicious?

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We couldn’t wait to try the dish

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We were very happy with the result

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You can enjoy the banitsa with yoghurt

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