Ingredients for the syrup 400 ml water,300 gr sugar (in the picture it is more than 300 gr),1 lemon peel,two tablespoons of lemon juice.
Put all the ingredients of the syrup in a pot,when the water has come to boil wait 4 minutes , take it away from the hot plate and let it cool.
Using the melted butter oil the baking dish then put a filo pastry sheet at the bottom and oil it as well.Repeat the process for five filo pastry sheets.
In a pot put all the basic ingredients except for the eggs!!!! and let them boil until the mixture becomes thick.
Separate the egg yolks from the egg whites.Put the egg whites in a mixer and whip them until you have a meringue.Whip the egg yolks in a separate bowl too.
Mix the whipped egg yolks and egg whites together in a bowl and then pour the mixture into the boiling pot while stirring.
When the mixture is thick pour it into the baking dish.
Use all the remaining filo pastry sheets to cover the mixture by oiling it one by one with the melted butter.
Cut the galaktoboureko into pieces before putting it into the oven. Bake in a pre-heated oven (180 celsius) for approximately one hour until it becomes crispy and orange .
When it is ready pour the syrup on top of it and let it cool.