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Catholic Recipe: Ghorabie (Short Cake)

    INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup butter, melted
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • blanched almonds
  • Details

  • Yield: 2 dozen or more cakes, according to size
  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin: Syria

Short Cakes from Syria, appropriate for the Feast of St. Barbara, December 4.

DIRECTIONS

Combine butter, flour, and sugar, working all together until the mixture can be made into small cakes. Press a blanched almond into the center of each. Bake in a slow oven (250° F.) until cakes are baked but not browned.

Recipe Source: Folk Party Fun by Dorothy Gladys Spicer, Association Press, New York, 1954
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