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    Umm ali (Ali's Mother) is a scrumptious dessert from Egypt. It is compared to bread pudding.

    Prep Time: 15 minutes

    Cook Time: 30 minutes

    Total Time: 45 minutes


    • 1 package of frozen puff pastry (17 ounces)
    • 1 15 oz can of sweetened condensed milk
    • 3 cups water
    • 1/2 cup cream
    • 3/4 cup pistachios, shelled, chopped
    • 1/2 cup pine nuts
    • 1/2 cup almonds

    • 1/2 - 3/4 cups coconut flakes (depending on taste)
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


    Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Unroll puff pastry sheets and place on greased baking sheets. Bake for 15 minutes. You want the puff pastry to be golden and puffed. Remove from oven. Do not turn oven off; you will be using it in a few minutes with the same temp.

    Break puff pastry into small pieces (about 1-2 inches. Add nuts and coconut and be sure that they are mixed well and evenly distributed. Place nuts and bread in greased 9x12 baking dish.

    In a saucepan, heat sweetened milk, vanilla, and water on medium heat. Allow to cook for about 3-5 minutes. Remove from heat then allow to cool.

    Pour milk over puff pastry/nut mixture. Pour creme on top and bake uncovered for 15 minutes.

    Serve warm.
    میں نےجو کیا وہ برا کیا،میں نے خود کو خود ہی تباہ کیا

    جو تجھے پسند ہو میرے رب،مجھے اس ادا کی تلاش ہے