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  1. 1 c -Water

  2. 1/2 c Oil

  3. 2 tb Sugar

  4. 1/8 ts -Salt

  5. 1 c Matzo cake meal

  6. 4 lg Eggs

  7. Peanut oil Pistachios; chopped or -coarsely ground --BAKLAVA SYRUP-- 3 c Sugar

  8. 1 1/2 c -Water

  9. 2 Oranges; juice of, up to

  10. 1 Lemon; juice of

  11. 3/4 ts Cinnamon

  12. 3/4 ts Cardamom; ground

  13. 30 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the spices. Refrigerate for 12 to 24 hours for best results. LOUKOUMADES: Combine water, oil, sugar and salt in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Add matzo meal all at one time. Beating all the while, continue to cook the dough until it pulls away from the sides of the pot and forms a large ball. Remove from heat and continue mixing for 5 to 10 minutes to help the dough to cool to lukewarm. Add eggs one at a time, beating thoroughly after each addition. Drop by heaping teaspoons into hot oil. They will submerge into the oil and then rise. Make sure that they fry n both sides and have a uniform golden color. Dip in syrup and stack on a plate in the shape of a mountain. Sprinkle with coarsely ground or chopped pistachio nuts.may be made with flour other times of the year


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