A recipe you will keep for sure! You can make perfect “melomakarona” for Christmas, or whenever you want. Try my recipe and I’m waiting for your opinion!

15 min


25 min




  • 300g of olive oil
  • 300g of sunflower oil
  • 50g of cognac
  • 160g of orange juice
  • 200g of sugar
  • 1 tsp soda
  • 1 tsp clove grated
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1100g flour for all uses
  • 2 oranges (zest)
  • For the syrup:
  • 500g of water
  • 500g of sugar
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 lemon peel
  • nuts for sprinkle


  1. Put olive oil, sunflower oil, cognac, sugar, cinnamon, clove, and orange zest in the mixer and beat them until they are homogenized.
  2. Add  the soda in the juice and pour it into the mixture (caution because it will increase). Stir with the wire, pour in the flour and the baking powder stir gently until the mixture becomes one.
  3. Make bites in the shape and size of your preference (up to 20gr./ cookie). Bake for about 25 minutes in a well-preheated oven at 160 degrees in the air until golden brown and crisp. Remove from the oven and let it cool completely.
  4. For syrup: Put all the ingredients in a saucepan and boil for 3 minutes from the time they boil. Dive into the syrup for about 20 seconds on each side. Sprinkle with peanut or nut.