Semolina Ma’amoul : stuffed cookies with dates and nuts

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Love this highly detailed instruction from “Chef In Disguise” about making maamoul – a classic middle-eastern cake, usually filled with dates.

Chef in disguise

Semolina maamoul cookies and moulds

As we near the end of Ramadan, the buzz of Eid fills the air. Markets are full of people buying new cloths, decorations and sweets. Mosques are full of worshipers trying to make the best out of the precious final days of the month.  The effects of the long days of fasting and nights of worship are evident on everyone you meet, yet people are smiling. Asking you cheerfully about your preparations for Eid. Did you finish your shopping? did you start on the maamoul? Where will you go for the Eid prayer? Do you think Eid will be Friday or Thursday?

Kids are hyper excited, checking out their new cloths, sneaking into the kitchen to snatch some maamoul when mum isn’t looking, making long lists of places to go and things to do in Eid.

Chef in disguise :walnut maamoul

In many homes, it isn’t Eid if the house is not full of the…

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One thought on “Semolina Ma’amoul : stuffed cookies with dates and nuts

    Beck @ Goldenpudding said:
    April 18, 2017 at 10:26 pm

    What a great recipe Elias! I’ve had Ma’amoul before, but never knew how they were made – I love the moulds 🙂

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