Choose section to search
Type to search
Recipe Book
Recipe Category / Syrup Sweets

Sekerpare - Semolina cookies in syrup

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

Sekerpare - Semolina cookies in syrup


For the dough

  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (350ο F) set to fan.
  • In a mixer’s bowl add the butter, icing sugar, vanilla extract, and beat with the paddle attachment at medium speed for 5-7 minutes, until the mixture is fluffy.
  • In a bowl add the flour, semolina, baking powder, and mix with a spoon.
  • In the mixer’s bowl, add 2-3 tablespoons of the flour and beat at low speed.
  • Add the eggs one by one, the orange zest, salt, the remaining flour, and beat at low speed for 30 seconds.
  • Cut the dough into 20 pieces and shape into balls.
  • Transfer the dough pieces in two baking pans lined with parchment paper and place 1 almond in the center of each piece, by pressing it lightly in order to create an indentation.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes.

For the syrup

  • In a pot add the sugar, water, orange juice, ginger, and transfer over medium heat.
  • As soon as it comes to a boil, remove from the heat and pour it over the hot sekerpare right away. Allow 2-3 hours for them to absorb the syrup and serve.


It is one of the few times that you pour hot syrup over a hot dessert.

Rate this recipe You need to login
Stars 5
Stars 4
Stars 3
Stars 2
Stars 1


Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
12 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
9 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
18 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
15 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
32 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
4 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
4 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
1 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

comments powered by Disqus