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M'hanncha The Snake   Veg  HT  CD  CBF  Moroccan  30mins

 

Makes 8      Hot  Cold  Vegetarian Nuts Baked Fayre  Morocco  North African  Africa

 

Ingredients

150g/6oz Chopped Almonds 

75g/3oz Granulated Sugar 

1 tbsp Butter, melted 

1-2 teasp Orange Flower Water

1 teasp Ground Cinnamon 

8 sheets Filo Pastry

Butter for frying

Ground Cinnamon

Icing Sugar

 

Instructions

 

1. Place the almonds,  sugar, butter, flower water and cinnamon in a food processor and process to a paste. 

 

2. Divide the mixture into 8, place one portion (about 2.5cm/1 inch thick) lengthways down the side of one piece of filo pastry,  then roll the pastry around the stuffing forming a sausage.  

 

3. Coil the sausage to form a snail's shell then set aside and cover with a damp tea towel whilst you repeat with the remaining 7 pieces of pastry.  

 

4.  Heat the butter in a large frying pan until hot, then fry the pastries until browned on both sides. You may have to do this in batches adding more butter if necessary. Drain on kitchen paper.

 

5. To serve - Sprinkle the pastries with cinnamon and icing sugar. Serve warm or cold.

 

 

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Bake - To cook in an enclosed oven

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