Friday, October 25, 2013

Eid Cookies, Maamoul (Arabic dessert)

The smell of freshly baked Maamoul spreading through out the place is an Eid ritual.. This is my version of these delicious cookies.. hope you like them

Recipe makes: 60 cookies

Dough ingredients:
0.5 kg coarse semolina
0.5 kg fine semolina
2 tbs granulated sugar
¼ teaspoon mahlab powder
½ cup gee
250g unsalted butter
¼ cup orange blossom water
¼ cup rose water
1 tsp instant yeast
¼ cup warm water

Fillings ingredients:
Dates Mamoul:
0.5 kg dates paste
1 tbs vegetable oil

Pistachios Mamoul or
walnuts Mamoul:

150g crushed pistachios/ or
crushed walnuts
4 tbs powder sugar

2 tbs orange blossom water
1 tsp cinnamon powder (for walnuts)


watch the steps demonstrated in the video above

1 comment:

  1. Could you help me please - what "GEE" means, what is this, is this something like cream?