Nadia's Cooking

Qatayef is universally popular with Muslims, especially during the month of Ramadan. To achieve optimal flavour, adhere to the directions, i.e., no making do without the rose or orange blossom water in the syrup, or by not adding cinnamon to the filling!

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SYRUP

700 mL (2 1/2 cups) sugar

250 mL (1 cup) water

5 mL (1 tsp) lemon juice

60 mL (4 tbsp) rose or orange blossom water

FILLING

375 mL (1 1/2 cups) best quality walnuts – finely chopped

30 mL (2 tbsp) sugar

5 mL (1 tsp) cinnamon

BATTER

625 mL (3 cups) lukewarm water

5 mL (1 tsp) yeast

15 mL (1 tbsp) sugar

500 mL (2 cups) all purpose flour

250 mL (1 cup) wheatlets (wheathearts)

75 mL (1/4 tsp) salt

375 mL (1 1/2 cups) melted butter

In a saucepan add the sugar to the water and bring to a boil. Add lemon juice…

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