Shemai (Sweet Vermicilli)

Recipe by SouthernBell2627
READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    cup butter
  • 1 12
    cups very fine vermicelli
  • 4
    cups milk
  • 1
    pint whipping cream
  • 12
    cup raisins
  • 3
    tablespoons sugar
  • 4
    almonds (optional)

DIRECTIONS

  • Melt butter in a 4 qt pot. Break vermicelli into 3" pieces.
  • Over low heat stir vermicelli into butter until it turns light brown.
  • Pour in the milk and stir over medium heat until it boils.
  • Put in the raisins, almonds and sugar.
  • Continue to cook under low heat for 10 minutes.
  • Add whipping cream and continue to cook for a couple of minutes.
  • Remove from heat and, when cool, chill in the refrigerator before serving.