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Arabian Bread Pudding or Umm Ali

Arabian Bread Pudding or Umm Ali

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    Nov 27, 2015   Author : admin

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Weekends are for delicious cuisines such as this "Arabian Bread Pudding", or also known as "Umm Ali". This recipe is relished by Egyptians and Arabians during special occasions like Eid-Ul-Fitr. For Thanksgiving, however, you can take things up a notch by adding a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top while for an extra treat. See ingredients and method below:

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 25 minutes

Yields: Makes 4 Servings

Recipe Type: Dessert

Cuisine: Egyptian


  • 1 (17.25 oz) package frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 5 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup chopped pistachio nuts
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup sweetened, flaked coconut


1. Preheat the oven to 204C/400F.

2. In a baking sheet add the puff pastry/croissant and bake for about 15 minutes.

3. Take off the oven and let it cool down.

4. In a mixing bowl, break the baked pastry into tiny pieces.

5. Add the coconut, pistachios, vanilla, almonds and nuts.

6. Pour in the milk and mix well using a spoon.

7. Into a baking dish pour in the mixture.

8. Bake for only 5 minutes.

9. Change the oven setting to broil and broil for 2 minutes.

10. Take off the heat and let it sit for 10 minutes before serving. You serve it cold as well.


Image: Onionin | MYC Writer: Romana S.

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