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Maamoul (oriental cakes filled with walnut and date paste)

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  • 200 g flour
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 30 g butter
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 15 g crushed walnuts
  • 15 g pine nuts
  • 30 g powdered sugar
  • Icing sugar
  • 30g dates


  • Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  • In a bowl, mix the flour, water and lemon to make a homogeneous dough.
  • In a blender, mix the walnuts, pine nuts, dates and powdered sugar to make the filling.
  • Take a ball of dough. Make a hole with your finger. Fill with stuffing and close tightly.
  • Place on a baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes. They must not brown.
  • Sprinkle with icing sugar and serve.


Total carbs


Total fat

Saturated fat

Omega 3



313.2 Kcal

45.2 g

9.2 g

11.5 g

4.7 g

0.3 g

2.9 g

70.5 g


The nutritionist's advice:

Oriental pastries are sweet and high in fat but they accompany all family events. Save them for special occasions so that they are only eaten occasionally.