Ingredients for the crust:

  • 150 g / 5.3 oz of fresh dates
  • 150 g / 5.3 oz of dried apples

Ingredients for the filling:

  • 100 g / 3.5 oz of dried apricots
  • the pulp of one orange

Ingredients for the topping:

  • 100 g of fresh dates
  • 2 tablespoons carob powder
  • ½ cups of orange juice

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Equipment:

  • knife and cutting board
  • citrus press
  • food processor
  • baking paper
  • rolling pin
  • round cake tin
  • blender

Preparation:

  • Juice the orange.
  • Separate the orange pulp from the peel.

Preparation of the base – baskets of dates and dried apples:

  • Remove the pits from the dates.

  • Place the dried apples in the food processor.
  • Process the dried apples into flour.

  • Add the dates to the food processor.
  • Blend the dates and dried apple flour until you get a dough like mixture.

  • Place the dough on one piece of baking paper.
  • Cover the dough with another piece of baking paper.
  • Roll out the dough with a rolling pin.

  • Using a cookie cutter, cut out the round shapes from the dough.
  • Shape the round shapes into baskets.

  • Place the baskets in the freezer to tighten.

Filling preparation:

  • Soak the dried apricots in water for about an hour, rinse them and leave them to dry from the excess water.

  • Put the dried apricots and orange pulp in the blender.
  • Blend these ingredients into a filling.

  • Pour the filling into a bowl.

Filling baskets:

  • Remove the baskets from the freezer.
  • Fill the baskets with the orange filling.
  • Put the Jaffa cakes this time in the fridge to tighten.

Topping preparation:

  • Remove the pits from the dates.

  • Put the dates, carob powder and orange juice in the blender.
  • Blend these ingredients into the topping.

  • Pour the topping into the cookie decorator.

  • Take the cakes out of the fridge.
  • Decorate the cakes with the topping.

  • Enjoy!

I hope this version of Jaffa cakes will become your favorite. Thanks in advance for commenting and sharing this recipe.

Keep glowing,
Marina

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