Eid Al-Adha, Sweets – 2019

August 14th, 2019

Eid Al-Adha “Festival of Sacrifice” or “Greater Eid”, Eid Al-Adha annually falls on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja of the lunar Islamic calendar. It is celebrated all around the world, where people families visit, kids are given money, and Eid sweets are served to well-wishers and relatives. And like each year this post is about the sweets I prepared for Eid.

Read the Archive:

Eid Al-Fitr, Sweets – 2009

Eid Al-Fitr, Sweets – 2010

Eid Al-Fitr, Sweets – 2013

Eid Al-Fitr, Sweets – 2014

Eid Al-Fitr, Sweets – 2015

Eid Al-Fitr, Sweets – 2016

Eid Al-Fitr, Sweets – 2017

Eid Al-Fitr, Sweets – 2018

Eid Al-Fitr, Sweets – 2019

Eid Al-Adha, Sweets – 2009

Eid Al-Adha, Sweets – 2010

Eid Al-Adha, Sweets – 2015

Eid Al-Adha, Sweets – 2016

Eid Al-Adha, Sweets – 2017

Eid Al-Adha, Sweets – 2018

More pictures with details:

Above: Baklawa Bel-Fustuq (Baklava with Pistachios)

Pistachio nuts fill delicate layers of light filo pastry dough.

Above: Bouchnikha
Type of Moroccan dessert. A dough flavored with anise, fennel and cinnamon, rolled using Pasta machine, then shaped in a special way, deep fried and dipped in thick sugar syrup.

Above: Homemade Nawashef Mshakkalleh (Assorted Cookies)

Nawashef means sweets that are not dipped in sugar syrup and all are made using one dough.

In the plate:


Asabe’e At-Tamer: Date fingers, dough filled with date paste and coated with sesame seeds.

Ma’amoul Bet-Tamer: Dough balls filled with date paste.

Ghraibeh Shamiyeh: A very delicate melt in your mouth kinda cookies, decorated with pistachios.

Above: Homemade Ma’amoul

Shape with star: Ma’amoul Bet-Tamer (Date Ma’amoul)

Seashell: Ma’amoul Bel-Burtuqal (Orange Ma’amoul)

Check my post Ma’amoul for recipe.

Above: Cinnamon Sablé

Cinnamon Sablé, filled with homemade apricot jam and dusted with confectioner sugar.

Above: Homemade Assorted Cookies

Above: Bousou La Tmssou

Above: Mawaleh Mshakkaleh (Assorted Salty Cookies)

In the plate:

Ka’ek Al-Eid Al-Maleh

Cookies flavored with Mahleb

Cookies flavored with green Za’atar mix

Cookied flavored with smoked paprika

Cookies flavored with black olive tapenade

Cookies flavored with cocoa

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