Sweet Tahini Pastries

Sweet Tahini Pastries Recipe

These tahini pastries will satisfy your sweet tooth.

Sweet Tahini Pastries
Sweet Tahini Pastries


For the dough;

  • 50 grams butter,
  • 1 egg,
  • A half teacup of vegetable oil,
  • 1 tablespoon of granulated sugar,
  • 1 cup of warm water,
  • A half teaspoon of salt,
  • 2,5 teaspoons of instant yeast,
  • 3,5 – 4 cups of all purpose flour (the cup is: 200 ml.).

For the filling;

  • 1 cup of tahini,
  • 1 cup of granulated sugar.

For the top;

  • 1 egg yolk,
  • 1 coffee spoon of grape molasses,
  • Sesame.

Process of Sweet Tahini Pastries Recipe

Firstly, to prepare the dough, combine all the ingredients except for the flour in a deep bowl.
Add the flour slowly and knead well.
Get a soft but not a sticky dough.
Cover the dough with plastic wrap and leave it to rise until it gets double size.

For the filling, mix the sugar and the tahini in a bowl.

Then divide the dough in two pieces and cover one of the pieces with plastic wrap again.
Roll out the other piece on a slightly floured plain surface by using a rolling pin.
Spread the tahini and the sugar mixture on the dough and make hole in the center of the dough.
Roll the dough from the centre to the out and cut the rolled dough in half.
If you want, you can cut the dough in 4 pieces.
Roll the dough pieces again (lenghtwise), make a rope shaped.
Then roll the rope and make a spiral shaped pastry.

Place the pastries on a baking sheet in a tray and brush the egg yolk and the grape molasses mixture on them.
Sprinkle sesame on them and bake them in the preheated oven at 180°C for 20 or 25 minutes until they get golden brown.
(No need to preheat the oven for a long time).
While baking them, continue with the other dough piece.
After baking, serve them when they get cool enough.

This sweet tahini pastries recipe is for 4 tahini pastries.

If you desire, you can sprinkle some crushed walnut on the dough after spreading the tahini and the sugar mixture.

Sweet Tahini Pastries
Sweet Tahini Pastries

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