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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Bil Zbib is eaten for breakfast or dessert in North Africa. Serve this sweet couscous warm in the winter and cool in the summer.Bil Zbib (Sweet Couscous)
Servings Prep Time
4people 5minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
5minutes 5minutes
Servings Prep Time
4people 5minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
5minutes 5minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  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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Recipe Copyright Sasha Martin, Global Table Adventure. For personal or educational use only.