Basta

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by rachaelnasser

Traditional Sudanese sweet and nutty pastry.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mill the peanuts.
  2. Melt butter and sugar, and mix in peanuts.
  3. Brush 1 sheet phyllo with a little melted butter.
  4. Add small blobs of peanut mix over the top half of the phyllo pastry.
  5. Roll up the pastry into a sausage, starting from the nut covered end.
  6. Repeat with all sheets of phyllo.
  7. Bake for 40 minitess in oven at 220°C on baking sheet.
  8. Put sugar, water and lemon in pan and boil until becomes syrupy.
  9. Cut pastries into 2cm pieces, but leave them lying in their strips.
  10. Cover in the sugar syrup.
  11. When cool transfer onto some newspaper to absorb excess liquid.
  12. Eat and enjoy.

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