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    Loz (Almond Sweetmeats)

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    15 mins

    15 mins

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    bluemoon downunder's Note:

    These delicious, low-fat Middle Eastern almond sweetmeats are from 'The Best of Lebanese and Middle Eastern Cooking', and have been posted for the 2005 Zaar World Tour. The "resting" time for the paste has not been included in the preparation time below.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    Loz

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Combine the finely chopped pistachio nuts and caster sugar, and set aside.
    2. 2
      Combine the ground almonds and icing sugar with enough orange-blossom water to form a stiff paste.
    3. 3
      Knead until smooth and allow to rest for about 10 minutes.
    4. 4
      Shape the paste into small balls the size of a walnut, and using a teaspoon handle, make a small hole in each ball and fill it with the combined pistachio nuts and caster sugar; close the hole over the filling and reshape to a round shape.
    5. 5
      Roll the balls in icing sugar and place in small paper cups or on a serving plate. Decorate the top of each ball with a peeled pistachio nut.
    6. 6
      Serve with coffee.
    7. 7
      Note: To peel pistachio nuts, simmer for 3 minutes, drain and slip off skins; dry on a paper towel before use.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 05, 2009

      55

      A nice appetizer . A easy to make recipe, that hardly took any time. The flavor was fantastic. Made for Zaar tag.

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    Nutritional Facts for Loz (Almond Sweetmeats)

    Serving Size: 1 (709 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 89.4
     
    Calories from Fat 48
    54%
    Total Fat 5.4 g
    8%
    Saturated Fat 0.5 g
    2%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 0.1 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 9.0 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 1.2 g
    5%
    Sugars 6.9 g
    27%
    Protein 2.3 g
    4%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    orange blossom water

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