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Cleopatra's dulcis coccora is an ancient Egyptian food made as sweet honey balls similar to loukoumades and pomegranate seeds: here's how to make it.
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- Recipe category Dessert
- Recipe yield 4
- Recipe cuisine Middle Eastern
Ancient Egyptian Food: How to make Cleopatra's Dulcis Coccora Recipe
To make the Cleopatra's Dulcis Coccora, an ancient Egyptian food, start mixing the flour and water and adding dried figs and walnuts.
Shape the mixture into little balls to cook and caramelize in the boiling honey.
Let the dulcis cool and serve them adorned with pomegranate seeds or slices of your preferred fruit.
Coccora were edible seeds from Mediterranean plants that, during antiquity, were added to sweets. Today they may be substituted with pomegranate seeds or slices of fruit.