Egyptian Sweet Couscous Dessert

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 212.7
  • Total Fat: 11.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 7.8 mg
  • Sodium: 19.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.9 g
  • Protein: 5.6 g

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Number of Servings: 12


    1 cup dry couscous
    2 cups fruit juice
    2 tbsp rose water
    3 tbsp Butter
    1/4 cup almonds
    1/4 cup pistachios
    1/2 cup powdered sugar
    1 tsp cinnamon, ground
    1 cup almonds (originally candied almonds)
    1/2 cup pomegranate seeds


Bring fruit juice & rose water to a boil, add couscous, stir well, cover, remove from heat & let stand 15 minutes. Fluff with a fork.
Rub well into grains 3 Tbs. melted sweet butter.
Combine couscous with 1/4 cup each finely ground blanched almonds and pistachio nuts.
Mound on serving platter and sprinkle with mixture of powdered sugar & cinnamon.
Garnish with kufeta (candy-coated almonds) & pomegranate seeds.

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Serving Size: makes 8 servings

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GKOSTOVA04.