Maamouls is a delicious shortcrust pastry made from white flour and semolina, and flavored with orange blossom water or rose water. It is filled by hand with a sweet mixture of dates, walnuts or pistachios, then delicately pressed in engraved wooden molds giving them their unique shape. After baking, the maamouls are sprinkled with icing sugar.
A must-have sweet from the Middle East, maamoul is a delicious shortbread cookie traditionally made of a thin dough, filled by hand with a sweet mixture of dates, walnuts or pistachios. It is then delicately pressed in an engraved wooden mold, giving it its unique shape, and sprinkled with icing sugar after baking. Very popular in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Israel and Palestine, this dessert is synonymous with family gatherings and celebrations. Many families and neighbors in villages meet before the Easter or Eid holidays to prepare maamoul. Terroirs du Liban’s maamoul is prepared in an artisanal way by a local SME in the Phoenician region of Sidon, famous for its pastries.
Maamoul dough (40%) (SEMOLINA, fine yellow SEMOLINA, PURE BUTTER GHEE, water, sugar, simple syrup, nutmeg, yeast, mahlab), ghraibeh dough (FLOUR, sugar, PURE BUTTER GHEE, vanilla powder), sanyoura dough (FLOUR, PURE BUTTER GHEE, sugar, yeast, water, syrup, turmeric), PISTACHIO, WALNUTS stuffing (40%) (WALNUT, CASHEW, simple syrup, sugar, PURE BUTTER GHEE), dates stuffing (40%) (Dried dates, mahlab, nutmeg, clove, ginger, cinnamon, anise, water, orange blossom water, PURE BUTTER GHEE, spices: sweet pepper, black pepper, cardamom) PISTACHIO stuffing (40%) (PISTACHIO, simple syrup, sugar, PURE BUTTER GHEE), whole PISTACHIO.
Elevate your culinary experience with this gourmet snack. You can also enjoy is with a cup of coffee or tea.