Recipe: Bil Zbib (Sweet Couscous)

Sweet Couscous

Serves: 4

Bil Zbib is eaten for breakfast or dessert in North Africa.  Serve this sweet couscous warm in the winter and cool in the summer.

Ingredients:

1/4 cup golden raisins
4 dried apricots, diced
2 prunes, diced
1 1/2 cups water
1 1/8 cup dried couscous
2 tablespoons melted butter
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
1/8 cup powdered sugar

Method:

1.  In a small pot combine the raisins, apricot, prunes, and water. Heat until boiling. Add couscous, cover, and turn off heat. Let sit 5 minutes.

2.   Add butter, cinnamon and granulated sugar. Gently fluff the couscous; pile in a mound on a small shallow platter. Dust with powdered sugar.

3. Serve warm or cool.

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