Imqaret Maltese Date Biscuit

Author: Anna and Jordan Bruno
Ingredients for filling:

  • 500grams dates

  • 1-cup water

  • Rind of one orange, lemon and mandarin

  • 2 tsp mixed spice

  • ½-tsp cloves

  • 2 tbsp of each brandy and orange blossom water

Ingredients for pastry:

  • 250grams plain flour and 250 grams self raising flour

  • 2tsp vanilla essence

  • ½-cup caster sugar

  • Zest of one orange and lemon

  • ¼-cup or 60-gram butter, softened

  • Good dash of brandy

  • Three eggs plus egg wash

  • Rice bran oil to deep fry

Anna and Jordan’s Imqaret (Maltese date biscuits).

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