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Moroccan Almond Snake Pastry Recipe Video
|Almond||9 Ounce, blanched (for the filling)|
|Powdered sugar||4 Ounce (for the filling)|
|Cooking butter||1 Tablespoon (for the filling)|
|Orange blossom water||2 Tablespoon (for the filling)|
|Ground cinnamon||1⁄4 Teaspoon (for the filling)|
|Phyllo dough||200 Gram (as required, for the pastry)|
|Egg yolk||1 Medium (for the pastry)|
|Honey||1 Tablespoon (as required, for decoration)|
Calories 691 Calories from Fat 327
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 39 g59.3%
Saturated Fat 5.4 g27%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 54.3 mg
Sodium 244.5 mg10.2%
Total Carbohydrates 75 g24.9%
Dietary Fiber 8.9 g35.6%
Sugars 35.7 g
Protein 18 g35.5%
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 0.05%
Calcium 18.3% Iron 22.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1 Lightly brush a baking dish with butter.
2 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
3 For the Filling, in a blender jar combine all the filling ingredients.
4 Blend until you get a smooth paste.
5 Remove the phyllo dough from the pack and cover with a damp cloth.
6 Roll the almond paste as shown in the video.
7 Brush three sheets of phyllo dough with butter.
8 Place the rolled almond paste in the phyllo sheet and roll over as shown in the video.
9 Gently press the dough from the edges as demonstrated in the video.
10 Repeat the process with the remaining phyllo sheets.
11 Arrange the phyllo and almond paste rolls like a coil on the prepared baking dish.
12 Brush them with butter.
13 In a bowl, combine egg yolk with water and brush the top of the coil.
14 Place it in the oven and bake for 30 – 40 minutes or until golden brown.
15 Meanwhile, prepare the honey syrup, in a pan, warm the honey.
16 Add some orange blossom of water to the honey for flavor.
17 Pour the honey syrup on the baked m’hanncha and garnish with fried almonds.
18 Serve along with Moroccon mint tea.