Qaghaq Ta’ L-Ghasel – Honey Rings


    Pastry Ingredients
  • 750ml water
  • 600g flour
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 250g semolina
  • 50g. very finely chopped candied peel
  • 50g margarine
  • pinch of ground cloves
  • water
  • Filling Ingredients
  • 75g. jam
  • 150g. sugar
  • 600g. treacle
  • lemon zest, orange and tangerine


Put all the filling ingredients (except the semolina) into a saucepan and bring to the boil.

After boiling, thicken with semolina, adding only a little at a time.

Continue cooking tor a few seconds and leave to cool and then rub the margarine into the flour, bind with the yolks and a little water.

Leave the pastry to set for two hours before using. Roll out the pastry into long strips of 10cm by 18cm .

Put some filling in the middle, the whole length of the pastry. fold the pastry.

Now bring the two ends of the pastry together to form a ring.

Sprinkle a baking sheet with semolina, put the rings on the sheet and bake in a moderate oven for 25 minutes.

Before cooking, take a sharp knife and lash the pastry in different places.

Difficulty: Easy

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