If you have a sweet tooth and you have not tried Moroccan desserts, then you're missing out.
Moroccan food is known for its balanced use of spices and rich flavors. If you're new to their incredible desserts, let us help you.
Here's a list of great desserts you have to try.
1. Maamoul Cookies
Maamoul cookies are a traditional dessert typically served during the month of Ramadan. Of course, you can find these cookies served year-round at bakeries and some eateries.
These small shortbread cookies have a filling made ofpistachio, walnuts, dates, and raisins --a flavorful explosion in your mouth. Moroccan desserts always have a harmony of flavors and Maamouls are not the exception.
If you want to give Maamouls a try, you can follow a recipe, or visit your favorite Moroccan bakery.
If you're a fan of crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside, followed by an explosion of sweet flavors, then Briouats is for you.
The inside of Brioats is an almond paste, cinnamon, and orange blossom water. Moroccan bakers roll the dough into filo pastry before they dip fry them to perfection.
This dessert is a favorite during tea time and other special occasions. To make the flavors stand out, even more, dip the Briouat in honey.
3. Ghoriba Cookies
You can never go wrong with cookies. Therefore, this next Moroccan dessert is one of our favorites.
Made out of shortbread, and sprinkled with toasted sesame seeds, these cookies have the perfect crunchy texture. Because they're so easy to make, they are the favorite cookies of many families.
If you want the perfect cookie to go with your Moroccan Mint Tea, Ghoribas is a popular choice.
They get their flavor from traditional ingredients such as orange blossom water, almonds, cinnamon, orange zest, lemon, and others.
4. Gazelle Horns
Kaab el Ghazal translates to "gazelle ankles," but they're commonly known as Gazelle Horns.
This traditional dessert is made of pastry and delicious filling and shaped into a crescent, which is how they get their name.
Gazelle Horns grace the tables of many Moroccan families during special occasions. The almond paste filling has many common ingredients used in Moroccan desserts such as cinnamon, orange flavored water, and others.
5. Fekka Cookies
If you're a fan of biscotti, then you will like these Moroccan snack cookies. Fekkas are famous cookies, which are often presentduring tea time. They go great with milk, tea, and coffee.
It's impossible to eat only one once you have these cookies in front of you. The anise flavor combined with the walnuts and raisins creates a harmony of flavors.
Try These Moroccan Desserts
These are only a few of the incredible Moroccan desserts you can try. The flavors are sweet and savory and will satisfy your sweet tooth.
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