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Date and Almond Bars

Rating
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60 Minutes

Preparation Time

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25 Minutes

Cooking Time

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40

Serving

You will need

  • MILKMAID 1 small tin
  • Flour 2 1/2 cups
  • Semolina 2 cups
  • Butter 100g
  • Ghee 150g
  • Water 180ml
  • Rose water 1 tsp.
  • Dried dates 750g
  • Butter 50g
  • Ground Nutmeg 20g
  • Roasted almonds 100g
  • White sesame seeds (roasted) 50g

Nutritional Information

  • Energy : 253 kcal
  • Carbohydrate : 38 g
  • Protein : 4 g
  • Fat : 10 g

Let’s make it

Step 1
In a bowl, mix flour with semolina. Add butter and ghee and work the mixture with finger tips until all ingredients are well mixed to form a dough
Step 2
Mix water with rose water. Sprinkle this on the dough while mixing continuously with the finger tips. Cover and place in fridge for one hour.
Step 3
In a bowl, mix the dates with butter. Gradually add Milkmaid while stirring constantly, then add nutmeg, almond and sesame seeds. Mix all the ingredients well until a soft date paste forms.
Step 4
Knead the dough again, then divide it into two equal portions.
Step 5
Brush a 25 x 30cm oven tray with butter.
Step 6
Roll out the first dough portion into a 3 mm thick paste, and place onto the bottom of the tray.
Step 7
Roll out the date paste to 1 cm thick, and place over the dough.
Step 8
Roll out the remaining dough and cover the dates.
Step 9
Bake in a 190°C preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until lightly browned.
Step 10
Once it cools, cut the dough using a sharp knife into small bars or as desired.

Nutritional Facts

Dates are rich in dietary fiber and are packed with antioxidants that are essential for your immune system.

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