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Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Kaak Bi Haleeb (Milk Cakes)

Kaak Bi Haleeb (Milk Cakes)
Special dessert Kaak Bi Haleeb (Milk Cakes) recipe from Zahle - Lebanon usually made for Easter.


  • 500g flour
  • 100g butter
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 200g sugar
  • 1 tsp yeast
  • 1 tsp powdered aromatic plants (wild cherry seed, marjoram, aniseed)
  1. Mix the flour, yeast, aromatic plants and gradually add the olive oil and melted butter.
  2. Dilute the sugar in the milk and add to the mixture.
  3. Knead the dough, and allow to rest for 2 hours.
  4. Shape flat cakes about 7 cm in diameter and 1 cm thick. They can also be stretched in the shapes of bracelets thick as a finger.
  5. Bake in medium oven after preheating it at a high temperature.
  6. Once the kaaks are baked, you can dilute 2 tablespoons of sugar in half a cup of milk and dip the top face of the cakes in it, then sprinkle them with sugar. Allow to dry a bit before serving.


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