Palestinian Kaak

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Palestinian Eid Kaak “Known as Ka’ak كعك in Arabic” are one of the very famous types of cakes and are very popular in Palestine and in the Arab world as a whole.

The atmosphere of the feast has a special flavor and rituals that revive the soul with comfort and happiness. Such as hearing the sounds of minarets in the morning, the sounds of children playing in the streets, the smell of Kaak and maamoul wafting from the houses, to begin the Eid ceremonies, and the atmosphere of joy and kinship ties. The work of cakes has been linked to the feast until it became an important part of its rituals, but Kaak are not limited to two or three types, but there are dozens of varieties of it, and they are prepared daily in sweet shops and bakeries.

Kaak can be made in many different easy and simple ways; Kaak are baked goods that young and old love, and they can be eaten on all occasions. It can be served with coffee, tea, juice or with milk for children, and it can be filled with the desired filling, and it can be decorated with honey, jam or creams.

What is Palestinian Kaak?

The Palestinian bracelets Kaak is like the Ajwa maamoul known to everyone, except that it is characterized by its circular shape and its dough consisting of distinct flavors of sesame, fennel and anise, which are kneaded with flour, ghee, oil and yeast and put date paste flavored with fennel, anise and cinnamon. Prepare it anytime and anywhere and here is the original way to prepare it.

Learn how to make Palestinian cakes with flour and do not hesitate to try it and taste its wonderful taste.

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Palestinian Kaak

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 35 min Cook Time 10 min Total Time 45 mins Servings: 10 Calories: 321


The dough Ingredients

Stuffing ingredients


  1. Preparing the date filling

    Knead the dates with all the spices and spices until we get a paste that is ready for use, then divide the dates into small balls the size of a walnut.

  2. Dough preparation

    Add the flour with cardamom and anise, then add the oil and rub with fingertips until it looks like lumpy crumbs.

  3. Kneading the dough

    Dissolve sugar with yeast and add to the previous mixture and knead until we have a cohesive dough.

  4. Forming the dough -First step

    The dough is divided into balls and then rolled on a flat surface until we get a longitudinal shape.

  5. Forming the dough -Step two

    Roll out the dough thinly as shown in the picture.

  6. Add date filling

    Spread the dates in the form of longitudinal fingers and place them in the middle of the dough, with the filling being 1 cm shorter than the dough on both sides.

  7. Close the dough

    Close the edges of the dough well.

  8. Dough formation

    Roll the edges of the dough together and form a circular ball, pressing the edges a little.

  9. Bake the Palestinian kaak

    Bake the Palestinian kaak in a very hot oven at 250° for ten minutes, until golden.

  10. Presenting the Palestinian kaak

    Place Palestinian kaak on a serving plate and serve with tea or coffee.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 320.99
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 71.43g24%
Dietary Fiber 10.7g43%
Sugars 3.75g
Protein 14.29g29%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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