BONSERNEWS.com – Eid or Eid al-Fitr is an important moment for Muslims around the world, including in Middle Eastern countries.
As in Indonesia, Eid celebrations in Arab countries are also synonymous with serving delicious and appetizing typical cakes.
Unlike in Indonesia, which has Nastar and Snow White, Eid cakes typical of Middle Eastern countries are very different from the cakes served in Indonesia.
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Here are 5 Eid cakes typical of Middle Eastern countries that are sweet and delicious, must have during Eid celebrations:
Ma’amoul is a traditional Arabic cake that is usually served on Eid al-Fitr.
This cake is made from a mixture of flour, butter and powdered sugar, then filled with mashed nuts, dates or walnuts.
Ma’amoul is usually formed into small balls or small squares and decorated with beautiful etchings on the surface.
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Baklava is a delicious cake that is very popular in Middle Eastern countries, including Arab countries.
This cake is made of thin layers of pastry coated with honey or sugar syrup.
Between the layers of pastry, there are nuts, such as crushed walnuts or pistachios.