Halva
(Recipe Prepared By: Shaida)

Ingredients
250 g (8oz ) sugar 
125ml (4fl oz) water 
60ml (2fl oz) rose water 
4 teaspoons liquid saffron 
250g (8oz ) unsalted butter 
250g (8oz) plain flour 
 
 

 
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Recipe

1. Boil the sugar and water together until the sugar is dissolved, then add the rosewater and saffron. Remove from heat but keep warm.

2. Melt butter in a pan and gradually stir in the flour to a smooth paste. Cook over a low heat until golden in colour.

3. Over a very low heat, slowly add the syrup to blend into a smooth paste. Remove from heat immediately.

4. While still warm, spread on to a plate and press down with the back of a dessertspoon, making a pattern with the spoon.

5. Serve cold, cut into small wedges, accompanied by toast and tea.
 
 


   

  
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