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Gazelle horns, north african treats

8 servings
90 min
15 min
Easy
Called "gazelle ankles" in arabic, those cute little pastries flavoured with cinnamon and orange blossom will be great with some mint tea :)

Ingredients

Number of serving: 8

For the dough :

2 cups flour

2 Tbsp orange blossom water

2 Tbsp sunflower oil

2/3 cup water


For the almond filling :

3 cups almond flour

1 Tbsp cinnamon

3/4 cup sugar

1/4 cup butter

1 ounce orange blossom water

sunflower oil

Materials

pastry wheel

Preparation

  • Step 1 - Gazelle horns, North African treats
    Mix and knead all the ingredients for the dough. Form a ball, wrap it in plastic foil and put in the fridge for at least 1 hour.
  • Step 2 - Gazelle horns, North African treats
    Mix together all the ingredients of the almond filling. It shouldn't be too dry, so add some orange blossom water if that is the case. Form sausage shaped little balls and put them aside.
  • Step 3 - Gazelle horns, North African treats
    Once the dough has rested enough, take a little ball of it. Spread some oil on your hands, and strech out the dough finely.
  • Step 4 - Gazelle horns, North African treats
    Put a ball of almond filling on it, and close it up.
  • Step 5 - Gazelle horns, North African treats
    Spread some oil on your cooking table, and put it on it. Shape it as shown on the picture (or the video), and press the edges to close it.
  • Step 6 - Gazelle horns, North African treats
    Cut the excess of dough using a pastry wheel.
  • Step 7 - Gazelle horns, North African treats
    Arrange your gazelle horns on a baking tray, then leave them to dry for one hour.
    Then, bake them for 15 minutes at 350°F (180°C).
  • Step 8 - Gazelle horns, North African treats
    There you are, your gazelle horns are ready!

Video

YouTube

Photos

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