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The Date Fingers

The Date Fingers

The Date Fingers

Date fruits are spread in the Arab Gulf countries, as they are among the most producing and exporting dates, then Iraq and Yemen come and dates are among the basic foodstuffs in these countries, as they are rich in many nutrients beneficial to human health, such as: sugars and mineral salts, which provide the body with energy and vitality during the day, where it is eaten fresh, or it can be used as a paste without date kernel in the manufacture of sweets such as cakes or dates fingers,which are among the types of sweets spread in the Arab countries, especially in the festive seasons, it is a light appetite and a favorite to most people and below we show how to prepare date fingers in an easy and clear steps.


Dough ingredients:
3 cups of flour
1 tablespoon of yeast
1 tablespoon of sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon of salt
¼ teaspoon of cinnamon
Half a cup of oil
1 cup of warm water

Filling components: 

500 g date paste
1 tablespoon of butter or ghee
1 teaspoon cinnamon

Upper layer amounts:

1 large egg
A quarter of a teaspoon of vanilla
A quarter cup of roasted sesame
The Date Fingers

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In a blender, place two and a half cups of flour, yeast, baking powder, salt, sugar and cinnamon, then set the dough and run on a slow speed for several seconds.
Add oil and water and then run on medium speed until the dough forms.
Gradually add the rest of the flour until the dough becomes smooth and stretchy.
Knead for 5 minutes.
Put the dough in an oiled bowl.
Spread its surface with a little oil.
Cover the dish with a piece of nylon.
Put the dough in a warm place until it doubles in size.


Place dates, butter, and cinnamon in a deep dish and knead it to create a soft dough.
Form filling into thin fingers.
On a floured surface,extend the dough to a rectangle, depending on the size you prefer. On the edge of the rectangle, place a finger of filling.
Roll the dough on a finger, only twice.
With a sharp knife or pizza slicer, cut the dough to make a finger of dough and dates.
Cut the dough into medium sized fingers.

Upper layer:

In a small bowl, place the eggs and vanilla, and stir with a small fork to homogenize the eggs.
Using a small brush, put the dates fingers with a little mixture of eggs and vanilla. Spread sesame on the face.
Place the dates fingers in short-edge trays and put them in a warm place for 10 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 180 ° C.
put the tray middle shelf.
Bake the dates fingers for 10-12 minutes until they are golden in color.
Serve cold.

This was the date fingers and we hope that you like it.