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Lenten Kourabiédes



  • 640g olive oil
  • 3/4 glass orange and tangerine juice
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon and cloves
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 wine glass water
  • Flour, as much as it takes
  • Rose water, confectioner’s sugar


Beat the olive oil with the sugar and continue with the baking soda dissolved in orange juice, the cinnamon, the cloves and the flour. Knead into a soft dough, shape it into balls and flatten them. Then lay the kourabiedes on a baking tray and bake them. Let them cool, sprinkle them with rose water and sprinkle them with confectioner’s sugar.

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