Blissful Temptations Kitchen by Reem Fakhro

December 21, 2016
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cook-Icon2PREPARATION & BAKING 1 hr

cook-Icon4SERVING 12 – 16

Ingredients

Base:
  • 90g unsalted butter
  • ½tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 cup wholemeal plain flour
Filling:
  • 125 chopped dried apricots
  • ½ cup water
  • 1tsp grated lemon rind
  • 1/2tbsp lemon juice
Topping:
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 60g flaked almonds

Directions

  1. For the base: cream butter, sugar, vanilla until combined, stir in sifted flour together until forms a dough.
  2. Press evenly over the base of a well-greased 28cm x 18cm lamington tin, and bake on a moderate oven for 12-15minitues.
  3. Once cooled, spread evenly with cooled filling, then spread evenly with flaked almonds.
  4. Bake again for another 10-15minitues or until golden.
  5. Allow to cool before slicing.
  6. For the filling: combine all ingredients in a saucepan, bring to boil, reduce heat, simmer uncovered for about 10 minutes or until liquid has evaporated; stir from time to time during cooking. Allow to cool at room temperature before using.
  7. For the topping: in a small bowl of electric mixer beat egg whites until soft peaks form.
  8. Gradually add in the sugar, beat on high speed for 5 minutes until glossy spread over filling and sprinkle flaked almonds on top.

location-IconRiyadat Mall, A’ali

phone-Icon+973 1721 7079

Timing-IconOpen Monday – Saturday (10am – 7pm)

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