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Shabakiyah Recipe


Arabic desserts

Total Time : Serves 28

HOW TO PREPARE Shabakiyah Recipe

Combine all the shabakiyah ingredients to make hard dough, and keep aside for 20 minutes.

Divide the dough into 5 or 6 pieces and start sheeting with a wooden roller.

Cut the dough into squares 8 x 8cm each and cut inside each square 4 parallel lines keeping the end without cut; giving the shape of shabakiyah.

Deep fry in oil until golden in color; remove and dip directly in sugar syrup for 6 to 8 minutes. Serve cold.

For the sugar syrup:

Bring the sugar and water to boil; add lemon juice and boil until golden in color.

Nutritional Information For Shabakiyah Recipe

Per Portion of 300g

Energy : 647.00 Kcal
Protein : 7.60 g
Carbohydrate : 120.00 g
Fats : 16.00 g

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  • For the shabakiyah:

  • 1400 g plain flour
  • 1 tin Nestlé® Sweetened Condensed Milk or 397 g
  • 200 g white vinegar
  • 100 g sesame powder
  • 2 tablespoons anise powder
  • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • 350 ml blossom water
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1.4 cups olive oil or 300 g
  • 3 cups vegetable oil, for deep frying
  • For the sugar syrup:

  • 2 kg sugar
  • 3 cups water or 750 ml
  • 40 g lemon juice, or juice of one lemon


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