Ghorayebah (Biscuits for Eid)

Ghorayebah (Biscuits for Eid)


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About this recipe: A traditional Sudanese biscuit usually served during the muslim Eid celebration, ghorayebah is a quick and easy sweet treat made with ghee.


Serves: 30 

  • 125g icing sugar
  • 235ml ghee (clarified butter)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 250g plain flour, or as needed
  • 30 whole cloves

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:20min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Preheat oven to 150 C / Gas 2.
  2. Mix icing sugar and ghee together until creamy; stir in vanilla extract and baking powder. Add flour in small batches until dough is thickened and combined.
  3. Roll dough into walnut-size balls and place 5cm apart onto baking trays. Flatten slightly and press a clove into the centre.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until ivory in colour, 10 to 20 minutes. Cool on the trays for 10 minutes, before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely, about 10 to 20 minutes.

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