Shebakia (Berber: ⵛⴻⴱⴱⴰⴽⵢⴰ Arabic: شباكية) or Chebakia is a pastry of Moroccan origin[1] made of strips of dough rolled to resemble a rose, deep-fried until golden, then coated with a syrup made of honey and orange blossom water and sprinkled with sesame. It is typically consumed during Ramadan.[2]

Chebakia
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TypeDessert
Place of originMorocco
Main ingredientsdough, honey and orange blossom water
A massive shebakia in Marrakesh.

Similar pastries include the Cartellate and the Fazuelos, though the latter is constructed differently, and is thinner and less dense.

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  1. ^ about.com
  2. ^ "Moroccan Sesame and Honey Cookies With Saffron, Cinnamon and Anise". The Spruce Eats. Retrieved 2021-11-09.

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