Cleopatra's Dulcis Coccora: Sweet Honey Balls Recipe

Cleopatra's Dulcis Coccora: Sweet Honey Balls Recipe

Cleopatra's Dulcis Coccora: Sweet Honey Balls Recipe

Cleopatra's dulcis coccora is an ancient Egyptian food made as sweet honey balls similar to loukoumades. Discover the recipe of this ancient Egyptian food!

April 18, 2012

Type of dish

Cuisine

Dietary Consideration

Season & Occasion

serves for

4

total time

0 HR 25 MIN

ingredients

Flour
200 g
water
100 g
Dried fruit and nuts
200 g
Honey
As needed
Fresh fruit
300 g

Preparation

  • 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.

This recipe is taken from the book "Tacuinum dè Eccellentissimi", by Alex Revelli Sorini and Susanna Cutini ali&no publisher

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