- Softened butter: 200 g
- Flour: 50 g
- Semolina: 500 g
- Sugar: 60 g
- Baking powder: 11 g
- Orange flower water: 4 tablespoons
- Water: 150 ml
- icing sugar
- Large dates: 15
Put the semolina, flour, baking powder, sugar and softened butter in the stainless steel bowlfitted with the mixer and the lid.
Mix on speed 1 for one minute until a non-homogeneous dough is obtained.
Add the orange flower water and water. Continue mixing until a smooth dough is obtained.
Leave to rest for 30 minutes in a cool place. Cut the dates in half.
After 30 minutes, form small balls of the dough.
Open the dough balls with your thumb, place half a date inside each and close them back up. Shape into balls.
Place on a buttered oven proof tray and make a pattern on the top of the balls with the tines of a fork, flattening the balls a little.
Cook for 10 to 15 minutes in the oven at 190°C.
When removed from the oven, sprinkle with icing sugar. Leave to cool on a wire rack and keep in an airtight container.
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