2 h 30 min
Suitable for vegetarians
Type of dish: Pastries
Temperature: Room temperature
Cuisine type: Arabic cuisine
Seasonal period: All year
Traces of soy
Traces of soy
Ingredients for 5 portions
Ingredients for portions/units
Ground almond 0.063 kg
Icing sugar 0.013 kg
Eggs 0.125 ud
Butter 0.005 kg
Ground cinnamon 0.001 g
Ground nutmeg 0.001 g
Brick pastry 1.25 ud
Honey 0.031 kg
Toasted Sesame 0.006 g
  • Elaboration of almond paste
  • Toast half of the ground almonds.
  • Mix the other half of the ground almonds with the icing sugar and blend in a blender until you obtain a greasy paste.
  • Add the toasted ground almonds and blend again.
  • Add orange blossom water, beaten egg, melted butter, cinnamon and nutmeg. Mix until smooth. 
  • Form small balls of 15 g.

Forming the pieces

  • Preheat the oven to 190 ºC.
  • Cut the filo into strips of approximately 15 x 10 cm.
  • Melt the butter.
  • Brush the strip with butter. 
  • Place the ball of dough on the strip and start wrapping until you get a triangle.
  • Stick the tip of the triangle with the help of beaten egg white or with a mixture of water and flour.
  • Bake at 190 ºC for about 10 or 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Without letting the pieces cool, soak in honey on both sides. 
  • Drain and add sesame to the surface.
  • Allow to cool.
Nutritional information (1 portion)
Fiber 0.0 g
Saturates 0.5 g
Monounsaturated fatty acids 0.27 g
Polyunsaturated fatty acids 0.05 g
Cholesterol 8.04 mg
Calcium 1.26 mg
Iron 0.06 mg
Zinc 0.02 mg
Vitamin A 11.12 ug
Vitamin C 0.0 g
Folic acid 0.75 ug
Salt (Sodium) 3.5 mg
Sugars 7.78 g
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