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Date,Almond and honey slices

I got this recipe from  frame>by> frame Baking, the original recipe is date and pistachio nut,but I don't have pistachio nut on hand at the time,so,,,I switch with almond and is turn out really yummy and nutty slices but I still want to try with Pistachio next time.

 Ingredients :
- 1/2 cup chopped,pitted dates
- 2 tbsp lemon juice
- 2 tbsp water
- 1/2 cup blanched slivered almonds
- 2 tbsp honey
- milk for glazing

for Pastry :
- 1 2/3 cups all purpose flour,sifted
- 2 tbsp sugar
- 3/4 cup butter
- 4-5 tbsp cold water,to mix
Direction:
* Place the dates ,lemon juice,and water in a pan and bring to boil,stirring,remove pan from heat
* stir in almonds and 1 tbsp of honey,cover and let cool
*  Preheat the oven to 400 F
for the pastry ,place the flour,sugar and butter in a food processor and process until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumb
* mix in just enough cold water to bind to a soft,not sticky dough
* Roll out the pastry on a floured surface to two 12x8-inch rectangles,place one on a baking sheet
* spread the date- and- nut mixture to within 1/2 inch of the edge,top with the remaining pastry
* press to seal,trim the edge and mark into 12 slices,glaze with milk
* bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes,until golden brown,brush with the remaining honey and cool on a wire rack,,
* cut into slices and enjoy as a snack or dessert,,,,,

Comments

Each time I come back to your blog, you are now posting more and more fabulous recipes. Ahhh!!!! love the dates inside and next month we are going to have plenty of them being Ramadhan and I can give a try to your recipe.
Peggy said…
I actually like almonds better than pistachios so these sound so tasty!
Anonymous said…
These slices look like a perfect afternoon snack :D
Delicious!

Cheers
Choc Chip Uru
Lizzy said…
Oh, these look so yummy! Perfect with my afternoon tea :)
This looks delicious, Ridwan! I love dates!!

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