Almond Sweetmeats Recipe

Summary

CuisineCourse
VegetarianMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Ground almonds8 Ounce (225 Gram)
 Icing sugar310 Milliliter (1 1/4 Cups)
 Orange blossom water125 Milliliter (About 1/2 Cup)
 Pistachio nuts4 Ounce, peeled and finely chopped (110 Gram)
 Granulated sugar30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon, Extra)
 Icing sugar310 Milliliter
 Pistachio nuts4 Ounce, peeled (110 Gram)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4294 Calories from Fat 1094

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 129 g197.9%

Saturated Fat 12.5 g62.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 8.5 mg0.4%

Total Carbohydrates 759 g252.9%

Dietary Fiber 27 g108%

Sugars 698.4 g

Protein 59 g118.9%

Vitamin A 25.1% Vitamin C 18.9%

Calcium 24.9% Iron 53%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Combine ground almonds and icing sugar with enough orange-blossom water to form a stiff paste.
Knead until smooth and allow to rest.
Shape paste into small walnut-sized balls.
Using a teaspoon handle, make a small hole in each ball and fill it with combined pistachio nuts and granulated sugar.
Close hole over filling and reshape.
Roll balls in icing sugar and place in small paper cups.
Decorate the top of each ball with a peeled pistachio nut.
Serve with coffee.
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