How to make pastry dough

The nutritional value of dates

Nutritional value Per 100 grams of dates
water 20.53 g
energy 282 calories
Protein 2.45 g
Fats 0.39 g
carbohydrates 75.03 grams
fiber 8 grams
Iron 1.02 milligrams
phosphorous 62 milligrams
potassium 656 milligrams
Sodium 2 milligrams


Dates pies

the components

  • Three cups of flour
  • A quarter cup of fat .
  • an egg.
  • flannel;
  • Two tablespoons of powdered milk.
  • A tablespoon of yeast.
  • a tablespoon of sugar.
  • A cup of crushed dates.
  • Sesame.
  • the salt.
  • water for kneading.


How to prepare

  • Mix the salt, yeast, dates, vanilla, sugar, powdered milk and flour together.
  • Stir the sesame inside the ghee on the fire, then leave it to cool.
  • Add water, egg, sesame and ghee to the previous mixture, then stir all the ingredients together until they turn into a paste.
  • Cover the dough and let it ferment for half an hour.
  • Cut the dough into a group of balls, flatten it and put it inside the tray, then transfer it to the oven and wait until it is completely cooked and served.


Fatayer with dates and almonds

the components

  • One packet of cream.
  • Three tablespoons of corn oil.
  • A quarter cup of water.
  • A tablespoon of yeast.
  • a tablespoon of sugar.
  • flour.
  • Sliced dates.
  • Roasted almonds.
  • Sugar Icing.
  • cinnamon;
  • White honey.


How to prepare

  • Mix sugar and yeast with water, add cream and corn oil to them.
  • Add flour – as needed – until the dough reaches consistency.
  • Put dates and almonds in the dough and leave it to ferment.
  • Put the date and almond pies into the oven at a temperature of 200 degrees Celsius.
  • Take out the date and almond pies after their maturity, and decorate them with honey , cinnamon and sugar.


Dates and apple pie

cooking time An hour and a half
enough for 6 people


the components

  • One hundred and forty grams of butter.
  • Two hundred and seventy-five grams of flour.
  • Lemon.
  • egg yolk

Filling Ingredients:

  • Nine apples.
  • Five grains of Medjool dates.
  • Four tablespoons of sugar.
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon.
  • Carnation.

Packaging Ingredients:

  • an egg.
  • a teaspoon of milk.
  • a tablespoon of sugar.


How to prepare

  • Put the butter in the bowl of the food processor, then add a spoonful of salt to it, turn on the device and wait until the mixture turns like breadcrumbs, add lemon juice to it and leave it aside.
  • Add one tablespoon of lemon juice to each egg yolk and two tablespoons of water, stir the ingredients together, and add water to the mixture if it remains dry.
  • Divide the dough into two parts, then make discs of equal size, wrap them in food wrapping paper, and put them in the refrigerator for about an hour.
  • Peel the apple, remove the seeds, cut it into a group of slices, put it in a saucepan, add the preserved lemon juice, knead the remaining dates and remove the seeds.
  • Put the sugar and cinnamon on a medium heat for about 6 – 8 minutes until it softens, then set it aside to cool.
  • Heat the oven at a temperature of 200 degrees Celsius, then add the mixture to a floured tray, and place one of the two pie dough disks on it.
  • Place the second disk on top of the first disk and moisten its edges with water.
  • Use a food brush to paint the surface components of the pie, then use a knife to create a set of slits on its surface so that steam can escape from them easily.
  • Bake the pie for about 35-40 minutes until it turns golden, take it out of the oven after it’s done, and decorate its surface with cream.
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