Here are some really delicious treats to make with ingredients and spices that you can easily find in your kitchen at this time, such as raisins, cinnamon, oranges and nuts. And then these beauties are also easy to prepare and will delight everyone, children and adults. A sweet, tasty and also healthy way to have a snack. In fact, these small desserts are prepared without sugar and the sweetness is ensured by the raisins, which are also anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, and by the spices, which help regulate blood sugar and stimulate digestion. In short, with these sweets it is easy to say Merry Christmas!
Ingredients for the dough
100 ml of vegetable milk
200 ml of apple juice with no added sugar
350 grams of semi-wholegrain wheat flour
150 grams of wholegrain wheat flour
One small glass of rum
Ingredients for the filling
500 grams of walnut kernels
1 organic orange
200 grams of raisins
40 ml of water
Rinse the raisins and pour them into a saucepan with 40 ml of water. Cook over low heat until the raisins have absorbed all the water. Blend in a blender and set aside to cool. Chop the walnuts and pour them into a bowl. Combine the grated orange peel, the raisin puree, half a teaspoon of cinnamon, the tip of a teaspoon of powdered cloves and a grind of pepper, mix. Separately, in another bowl, mix the flour, vegetable milk, apple juice and rum until the mixture is smooth and homogeneous. Roll out the dough with a rolling pin so as to obtain rectangles of dough about 20 centimeters long, 10 wide and a few millimeters thick. Distribute the filling over the rectangles of dough, roll up to form cakes with a shape that resembles that of cigars, seal the ends. Arrange the cakes on a baking sheet covered with baking paper and bake at 180° C for 15 minutes, taking care to turn the desserts halfway through cooking.