Moroccan Ramadan recipes : Almond sellou
Sellou or sfouf is a nutty, delicious confection of ground almonds and sesame — flavored with anise and cinnamon. It’s traditionally served during Ramadan, celebrations to mark the birth …
Sellou or sfouf is a nutty, delicious confection of ground almonds and sesame — flavored with anise and cinnamon. It’s traditionally served during Ramadan, celebrations to mark the birth of a baby, weddings, and other special occasions
What you will need :
200 grams of flour
125 grams of roasted almonds
100 grams of sesame seed
125 grams of honey
75 grams of powdered sugar
1 ½ teaspoon of anise powder
2 teaspoons of cinnamon powder
a pinch of salt
¼ teaspoon of ground mastic gum
113 grams of butter (1 stick)
Secret Ingredient 1: 125 grams of roasted peanuts
Secret Ingredient 2: ½ teaspoon of cardamom powder
Start by frying the blanched almonds in vegetable oil, then roasting the flour and sesame seeds in a skillet on medium-low heat.
Use a food processor to mix both the roasted peanuts and almonds together
Mix the dry ingredients together (flour, sugar , spices, sesame seeds, almonds, and peanuts);
Add the melted butter and honey, mix well using both hands.
Serve and decorate with powdered sugar and roasted almonds.
Take a spoon and enjoy this amazing treat!
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