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Monday, 28 March 2011

Recipe: Sape

I grew up on a very simple repertoire of recipes.  My mum had a menu Monday to Sunday, so each night you knew exactly what you were eating.  But she made fabulous desserts.  I'm sharing a very simple recipe for biscuits, called "sape" (pronounced "sha-peh").


100g sugar
100g hazelnuts or walnuts
170g flour
200g butter
2 whole eggs


Throw all the ingredients together and mix



Grease a tray


Spoon dough into moulds


Depending on your oven bake for 10-20 minutes at 180C


Monty says hello :)




Sprinkle with icing sugar and voila!  Wonderful with tea, coffee or hot chocolate

6 comments:

  1. ooo nice Nigella tins!

    I never knew what my mum was going to cook, and when I would ask her she would pretend she didn't know either. I've started doing this to my boy :P

    awwww Monty <3

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  2. Yum, yum, yummmmmmmmmmmm!!!

    They look like Clementines, they are baked to be little shells like that.

    Whatever they are they look delicious and easy as pie to make!! Must give this a go.

    Great post!!

    Hellllooooo Monty!!!!

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  3. wow, yummy :)))

    LOVE minnja

    http://minnja.blogspot.com/

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  4. haha I love that sape are always baked in the shell moulds. For as long as my family has been eating them, they've always been shell shaped.

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  5. Those look awesome!

    Aron
    www.babymine.net

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  6. haha good point MrsAriGold - sape means paws, so I guess it's more of a paw than a shell? I can't find the proper moulds anywhere so I use the madeleine tray

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