Al-Ahram Weekly Online   1 - 7 April 2010
Issue No. 992
Living
 
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Sufra Dayma:

Fugazzi Easter Biscuits

By Moushira Abdel-Malek

Makes about 35

Ingredients:

2 cups plain all-purpose flour

1/2 cup castor sugar

3 tbsp white wine

2 tbsp milk

Almond slivers

1/2 tsp ground anise seeds

1/3 cup corn oil

Method:

Combine sifted flour, sugar and anise in a large mixing bowl. Make a well in the centre. Combine milk, wine and oil. Stir into dry ingredients then knead mixture until smooth. Shape into a ball. Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface to 5 mm thick. Cut into rounds with a cutter or a bunny shaped cutter. Pierce edges well with a fork. Place on lightly greased baking trays. Place almond slivers on each biscuit. Bake at 180 degrees until golden brown (15-20 minutes). Allow to completely cool on wire racks. Store in an airtight container… Happy Easter!!

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