What is fingers?
The world's finest pine kernels and cashews crushed inside our secret pastry dough rolled in the shape of fingers. fingers is one of the lightest Arabic sweets pieces. It is love at first bite; you'll almost bite your fingers. Ingredients Wheat starch, cashews, pine nuts, sugar, flour, butter, butter ghee, corn oil, salt. Characteristics fingers is the pastry of choice for those who prefer a light, not so sweet, dessert. Its small size and moderate sweetness make it great for those who want a sweet treat without the extra calories. It is one of the crunchiest and lightest among all pastries. It is usually found in different sizes, but the shorter and smaller it is, the better it tastes, the more elegant it looks, and the more difficult it is to make. It takes significant skills to make fingers that have a small circumference and small size because it is harder to handle the dough and keep it from cracking when rolled into a small finger. Meaning and Pronunciation of «fingers» It got its name because it is rolled in the shape of short fingers. fingers with pine nuts and cashews How is fingers Made? First the dough and the sugar syrup are prepared, then the dough is filled with nuts, rolled in the shape of fingers, and baked. Preparation of the Dough fingers (Fingers) are made of dough that closely resembles phyllo dough, but that is substantially thinner than commonly found phyllo dough. To make the dough, flour, water, and salt are mixed together. The dough is then kneaded extensively to form very thin layers. Preparation of fingers in the Shape of Fingers After each sheet of dough is kneaded in the form of a disk, it is flipped around its diameter using a rod to form a half disk. Then the filling made of raw pine kernels and cashews is added along the long side of the dough. The dough is next rolled over the filling in the shape of fingers with the help of a long rod. Finally, the long fingers are cut into the desired finger size. Baking The finger shaped cylinders of nuts filled dough are placed on a baking sheet and topped with butter ghee. The Fingers are baked on high temperature for about one hour after which the remaining butter ghee is drained. Hot sugar syrup is added and the dessert is left to cool. Serving Suggestions fingers constitutes a relatively light dessert and thus the perfect dessert after a heavy meal. It is usually served specifically with the Palestinian pastry Kol Weshkor (Roses) or as part of assorted Baklava arrangements. Popularity fingers is popular in most Arabic and Middle Eastern countries. Because it is easy to make and requires relatively less skills if rolled into thick fingers, it has gained worldwide reach and popularity. Classification fingers is one of the Assorted Baklava pastries that is made with phyllo-like dough. Assorted baklava pastries are made of two forms of dough: Paper thin sheets of dough that resemble the phyllo dough and thin strings of dough called knafeh dough. fingers takes advantage of the thinness of the dough that enables it to be rolled over many layers to form the shape of elegant fingers. It is a well known type of Middle Eastern sweets.