Transport your taste buds to exotic Morocco by making this version of Petit Fours, a mouth-watering dessert with fried figs and almonds, created by Chef Ali Haddi from Mercure Quemado Resort. Located in the city of Hoceima this picturesque destination inspires the cuisine served at the property. The hotel’s restaurant is named Khozama which means 'lavender', the flower the city is most famous for.
250 gm ground almonds
125 gm of dry steamed figs
125 gm of sugar
1 tablespoon of orange blossom water
½ tablespoon of fine semolina
½ tablespoon of baking powder
2 eggs yolks
Mix the ground almonds with the dry steamed figs, sugar, baking powder and orange blossom water.
Add the semolina and egg yolks until the dough is evenly mixed.
Shape balls and give the shape with a buffer mould.
Cook for 10 minutes at 160 degrees.