Almond ghuribas

40 servings Prep: 10 mins, Cooking: 10 mins

Traditional sweet almond bites to celebrate Ramadan with.

By Independent Contributor May 11 2021
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Ingredients (11)

For the Ghuribas
50 g ground almonds
1 tsp smooth apricot jam
250 g icing sugar
1 tsp Robertson's baking powder
2-3 eggs
50 g butter — softened
1 lemon — zested
For shaping
orange blossom water
icing sugar
To garnish
40 almonds
icing sugar
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Blend the blanched almonds until it forms a paste.

Beat the eggs with the sugar until the mixture turns white. Add the almond paste, apricot jam, baking powder, butter, lemon zest and mix well.

Preheat oven to 180C.

Moist your hands with orange blossom water, begin shaping the dough into medium balls.

Flatten the balls slightly and decorate by pressing the tops of the cookie into icing sugar and whole almonds.

Place the ghuribas on baking sheets line with baking paper and bake until dry and slightly golden.

Coat with additional icing sugar.

Reprinted with permission from Chef Hanane from Jumeirah Al Qasr hotel in Dubai.

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