Monday, June 16, 2014

Egyptian Dessert Umm Ali

Hello Friends!!!!

It is the best  dessert I have ever had.!!! It is the Middle East dessert and It tasted so heavenly :) Thanks Rafeeda and Priya for the wonderful challenge of Home Bakers.

Go for it and It is very simple to make and taste awesome :)

Here it is .

Recipe Source: Sukarah


  • 3/4 pack (6 small square slices) puff pastry
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup (50g) thinly sliced almonds
  • 1/2 cup (50g) sultanas
  • 1/4 cup (25g) pines, raw
  • 1/2 cup (50g) cashew, raw
  • 2 1/2 cup (625ml) whipping cream or low fat whipped cream
  • 2 1/2 cup (100g) sugar or Depends on your sweetness 
  • 1 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg, grated (optional)
  • ¼ cup (57g)shredded coconut
  • ¼ cup (57g)pistachio powder (optional)


  • Thaw the frozen puff pastry at room temperature.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 F or 180 C
  • Place the pastry dough into the baking sheet lined with parchment paper
  • Brush it with oil.
  • Bake it for about 15 minutes or until it is golden brown in color
  • Place all the nuts such as cashews,almonds and pine into the baking sheet and bake it for about 5 minutes or until it is brown and keep an eye on it.
  • Allow it to cool on the cooling rack.
  • Let the puff pastry cool down Add the whipping cream, sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg into a medium sauce pan on Medium Heat
  • Stir just until the sugar is dissolved.
  • Don’t allow it to boil once before reaching the boiling point, remove from heat 
  • Break the puff pastry into small pieces. Place the pastry pieces in each and every ramekin to fill it half way. 
  • Sprinkle with sultanas, nuts and coconut. 
  • Pour some of the whipping cream on it, then fill the ramekins with the rest of the puff pastry. 
  • Slowly add the remaining whipping cream to cover the puff pastry. Sprinkle some nuts and coconut
  • Place the ramekins on a baking sheet. Bake in the preheated oven for about 20 minutes, or until the liquid has been absorbed and the top is golden brown in color
  • Cool for about 10 minutes on the cooling rack
  • Serve warm, Decorate it with pistachios, more coconut and nuts as you like..


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