Grape Spoon Sweet

Glyko Stafyli

Preparation info
  • Makes: about

    1½ liters

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 5

Appears in
My Big Fat Greek Cookbook: Classic Mediterranean Soul Food Recipes

By Christos Sourligas and Evdokia Antginas

Published 2019

  • About

The clove gives this grape spoon sweet a bold, hot, and spicy kick. In addition, the cinnamon and sugar make glyko stafyli so sweet that your teeth literally hurt—in a pleasant, masochistic kind of way. Fragrant and rich, the world’s earliest sweeteners were actually made with preserved grapes, like petimezi—as described in earlier recipes (moustokouloura and moustalevria). Take time to enjoy t