Eid Al-Fitr, Sweets – 2017

June 29th, 2017

Eid Al-Fitr is the Islamic religious celebration that ends the Holy Month of Ramadan. It is celebrated all around the world, where people families visit, kids are given money, and Eid sweets are served to well-wishers and relatives. And like each year this post is about the sweets I prepared for Eid.

Read the Archive:

Eid Al-Fitr, Sweets – 2009

Eid Al-Fitr, Sweets – 2010

Eid Al-Fitr, Sweets – 2013

Eid Al-Fitr, Sweets – 2014

Eid Al-Fitr, Sweets – 2015

Eid Al-Fitr, Sweets – 2016

Eid Al-Adha, Sweets – 2009

Eid Al-Adha, Sweets – 2010

Eid Al-Adha, Sweets – 2015

Eid Al-Adha, Sweets – 2016

More pictures with details:

Above: Assorted Oriental Sweets

A fine selection of premium oriental sweets from a well known Syrian brand “Semiramis“.

From top:
Knafeh Bel-Fustuq: A square of two decadent layers of roasted knafeh with a sweet chopped pistachio filling.

Baklawah Assiyeh: Whole pistachio nuts fill delicate layers of light filo pastry dough.

Warbat Snoubar: Sweetened fine filo pastry stuffed with crushed pine nuts.

Borma Bel-Fustuq (Borma Pistachio): Sweetened prime pistachios rolled within thin strings of roasted knafeh and cut into quarter discs.

Asabe’e Kajo (Cashwe Finger): Chopped & sweetened cashew nuts rolled into light filo pasty dough. Baked to perfection and smothered with sugar syrup.

Knafeh Ballouriyeh: A square of two decadent layers of knafeh with a sweet chopped pistachio filling. The name “Ballouriyeh” came from the Arabic word “Ballour” which is in English “Glass”, so the color of Knafeh should not change during baking.

Above: ‘Esh Al-Bulbul Bel-Fustuq:

‘Esh Al-Bulbul Bel-Fustuq (Bird’s nest): Premium pistachio nuts are set within a roasted knafeh nest. Bite sized and crunchy, one is simply not enough. These are also from Syrian brand “Semiramis“.

Above: Barazeq

Barazeq: Thin round cookies dipped in sesame seeds and pistachios. These are also from Syrian brand “Semiramis“.

Above: Homemade Ma’amoul

Shape with star: Ma’amoul Bet-Tamer (Date Ma’amoul)

Seasell: Ma’amoul Bel-Burtuqal (Orange Ma’amoul)

Flower: Ma’amoul Bel-Raha (Turkish Delight Ma’amoul)

Check my post Ma’amoul for recipe.

Above: Homemade Ma’amoul

Ma’amoul Bel-Jouz (Walnut Ma’amoul)

Ma’amoul Bel-Fustuq Al-Halabi (Pistachio Ma’amoul)

Check my post Ma’amoul for recipe.

Above: Homemade Assorted Cookies

Hilaliat Bel-Louz (Orange Blossom Water Almond Crescent Cookies).

Ghraibeh Bel-Burtuqal (Orange Kurabiye).

Above: Homemade Assorted Cookies

Square: Sablé flavored with lemon and orange zest, filled with homemade strawberry jam and dipped in pistachios.

Round: Cinnamon Sablé, filled with homemade apricot jam and dusted with confectioner sugar.

Flower: Cocoa Sablé, filled with homemade strawberry jam and dipped in dark chocolate.

Above: Homemade Assorted Cookies

Sablé flavored with lemon and orange zest, filled with homemade apricot jam and dusted with confectioner sugar.

Cocoa Sablé, filled with homemade caramel and decorated with chocolate.

Above: Homemade Assorted Cookies

Heart: Sablé flavored with Nescafe, filled with homemade strawberry jam and dipped in dark and white chocolate (marble).

Star: Sablé flavored with lemon and orange zest and Sable flavored with cocoa, filled with praline chocolate ganache and topped with crushed hazelnut.

Above: Homemade Almond Caramel Sablé

The dough of sablé has almond powder and creme caramel mix. The cookies are filled with homemade caramel, dipped in white chocolate, and decorated with crushed toasted almonds.

Above: Marlekna Honey Nuggets

Above: Homemade Ka’ek Al-Eid Al-Maleh

Above: Ka’ek Bi-Mait Al-Jebneh

Ka’ek Bi-Mait Al-Jebneh is similar to Ka’ek Al-Eid in shape, but without the spices, and prepared using the whey of  Jebneh Mshallaleh (Syrian string cheese. I bought it from Mahrouseh Sweets. Mahrouseh is a well known sweet shop in Aleppo, and now they have branches in United Arab Emirates.

Note: This post is not sponsored. I purchased the sweets from my favorite brands, they don’t know me or my blog.

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