Maamoul with Dates Manal Al Alem

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Maamoul with Dates   -- Manal Al ALem --


معمول التمر - منال العالم -


maamoul aux dattes


Today I share with you a recipe of  Manal Al Alem, an easy and quick  maamoul with flour rather than semolina as traditional maamoul. The maamoul  comes from the Middle East, but it is now widely  found in Algeria. The maamoul can be stuffed with dates, pistachios or any dried fruit. My dates balls are moderately large because I love dates and I like to  taste them as soon as I start eating a maamoul.
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2 1 / 4 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 / 2 cup icing sugar
1 / 2 glass butter
1 / 4 glass ghee (smen)
1 egg
1 tbsp Vanilla extract
A pinch of salt
Dates paste
Orange flower water


Beat butter and sugar and the ghee, add pinch of salt.
Add egg and vanilla and continue beating  for a few seconds.
Add flour and baking powder, and form a ball.
Prepare the stuffing, mix the dates with a few drops of orange flower water and cinnamon. Add few drops of oil if you desire.
Shape into small ball, then insert a small ball of date. Close and roll into a ball.
Put the ball in the mold of maamoul. Press lightly and hit for the cake comes out.
Place on baking sheet and bake in oven 180C for 15-20min.
Place the cakes under the grill for a nice golden color.
Cool, then sprinkle with icing sugar.


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best essay on 01/08/2015 13:29

I loved these Maamoul that are prepared with dates. Its shape looks really attractive and I guess it would taste great as well. By going through the whole direction, I will prepare this dish for next weekend for sure. The preparation method looks unique and I hope I get the similar result as yours. I will adopt the similar strategy for my best essay on as well.

Sarah 12/31/2011 00:51

Hello,unfortunalty i do not speak french.sry.
i know that one cup is 250ml but what is the volume of one glass as glasses come in different sizes??

Celeste 09/03/2010 14:58

Chère Imane: I would appreciate very much if you can send me the recipe, here in my country (Peru) we don't find that paste. Thanks and have a marvelous week end. 09/03/2010 02:11

alors salam alikoum,
je suis tres interessée par certaines de tes recette (telles que el ma3moul), mais elles sont en anglais, tu n'a pas un liens en français ou arabe??

Celeste 09/02/2010 21:29

Oh I forgot to ask you how do you prepare the date paste? Thanks in advance.-

couscousandpudding 09/03/2010 10:28

it's a ready made it from the if you can't find it i'll email you the recipe or can send you some if you