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Sweet Semolina Borekas with Orange Blossom Syrup


Sweet bourekas are a Middle Eastern puff pastry dessert filled with sweet semolina and drizzled with orange blossom scented syrup


  • Prep time: 10-15 minutes
  • Cook time: 40-45 times
  • Refrigeration time: 1 hour and 10 minutes
  • Ingredients (Makes 18 Borekas):


  1. Preheat the oven at 400F
  2. Unfold puff pastry and cut each one into 9 rectangular pieces
  3. Place a piece of semolina on each piece of puff pastry, fold over and pinch the ends with a fork to seal them
  4. Once they are all ready, place them on a baking sheet and in the freezer for about 10 minutes*
  5. Bake at 400F for 20 minutes
  6. While hot, drizzle some syrup on top and sprinkle with 1/2 tablespoon of ground pistachios
  7. ENJOY! From May I have that recipe


NOTE: These are best eaten fresh out of the oven. You can bake as many as you need and freeze the rest unbaked.

  • Category: Dessert

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