This spring delight is perfect for Easter. Served after dinner, it’s a great way to end your day. The natural orange flavor can help you relax as you begin preparations to retire for the night. The sweetness will satisfy your children.
- 3 eggs
- 50 grams superfine sugar
- 3 1/2 tablespoons whole milk
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 150 grams flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 4 1/4 cups orange juice
- 200 grams honey
- 4 tablespoons orange blossom water
- 2 oranges
- 2 tablespoons orange blossom water
- Preheat oven to 355°F.
- Separate the egg whites from the yolks.
- Beat the yolks with the sugar until the mixture achieves a mousse-like texture.
- Add the milk and olive oil and mix well.
- Add the flour and baking powder and mix.
- Whisk the egg whites and add them to the dough.
- Butter the molds, even if they are made of silicone. Fill each mold 2/3 of the way and bake for 20 minutes.
- While they bake, prepare the syrup by heating the orange juice and honey until they boil.
- Remove the mixture from heat and add 4 tablespoons of orange blossom water.
- Remove the babas from their moulds and quickly soak them with the hot syrup. Cover and let rest for at least 8 hours.
- Peel the oranges. Remove the pits from the dates and cut the dates lengthwise. Place the fruits in a bowl.
- Pour the remaining 2 tablespoons of orange blossom water over the fruit and toss.
- To serve, garnish the babas with the fruit salad.
PER SERVING *
|Calories210Calories from Fat35|
|% DAILY VALUE*|
|Calories from Fat35|
|% DAILY VALUE*|
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.