Almond Paste Stuffed Dates

Almond Paste Stuffed Dates

Looking for a delightful treat that’s both simple to make and utterly delicious? These Almond Paste Stuffed Dates are perfect for any occasion, combining the sweet richness of dates with the aromatic taste of orange blossom-infused almond paste. Whether you’re serving them as a dessert or a snack, these little bites are sure to impress your guests.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3-4 teaspoons orange blossom water
  • Optional: food coloring
  • Pitted dates

Instructions

  1. Prepare the Almond Paste:
    • In a food processor, pulse the slivered almonds until finely ground, about 1 minute. πŸ₯œ
    • Add the granulated sugar and pulse for 30 extra seconds. 🍬
    • Add 3 teaspoons of orange blossom water and, if using, the food coloring. Pulse for another 15 seconds. 🍊
    • If the mixture doesn’t gather into a ball, add another teaspoon of orange blossom water and pulse for 15 more seconds. 🌸
  2. Shape the Almond Paste:
    • Transfer the almond paste into a large bowl. Roll one teaspoon of the paste into a small cylinder, then roll it in sugar. πŸ₯
  3. Stuff the Dates:
    • Gently stuff the sugared almond paste into a pitted date. Repeat until all dates are stuffed. 🌰
  4. Decorate and Serve:
    • With a paring knife, draw a cross pattern on the almond paste. πŸ”ͺ
    • Arrange the stuffed dates on a platter and serve. 🍽️

Quick and Easy

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes

While the calorie count and servings aren’t specified, this recipe yields a delightful treat that’s both quick to prepare and sure to be a hit.

Enjoy these delicious Almond Paste Stuffed Dates as a sweet treat or a festive addition to your dessert table!

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Almond Paste Stuffed Dates


  • Author: Dulcia
  • Total Time: 20min

Ingredients

Scale

1 cup slivered almonds
1/2 cup granulated sugar
34 teaspoons orange blossom water
Optional: food coloring
Pitted dates


Instructions

1️⃣ In a food processor, pulse the slivered almonds until finely ground, about 1 minute. πŸ₯œ

2️⃣ Add the granulated sugar and pulse for 30 extra seconds. 🍬

3️⃣ Add 3 teaspoons of orange blossom water and, if using, the food coloring. Pulse for another 15 seconds. 🍊

4️⃣ If the mixture doesn’t gather into a ball, add another teaspoon of orange blossom water and pulse for 15 more seconds. 🌸

5️⃣ Transfer the almond paste into a large bowl. Roll one teaspoon of the paste into a small cylinder, then roll it in sugar. πŸ₯

6️⃣ Gently stuff the sugared almond paste into a pitted date. Repeat until all dates are stuffed. 🌰

7️⃣ With a paring knife, draw a cross pattern on the almond paste. πŸ”ͺ

8️⃣ Arrange the stuffed dates on a platter and serve. 🍽️

  • Prep Time: 10min
  • Cook Time: 10min

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