Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Bread Baking Babes - Sukkar bi Tahin

This month's Bread Baking Babe recipe was chosen by fellow Canadian Babe Natashya from Living in the Kitchen with Puppies.

She's chosen a very unique bread for us to make this month - Sukkar bi Tahin, Beirut Tahini Swirls.

These breads are deceptively simple to make. After the dough has risen, the pieces are rolled into a rectangle and spread with a paste of tahini and sugar.

Roll the dough up like a snake, then coil the bread into a circle, then roll out again.

Bake until golden and flaky.

The flavor of these is interesting - the tahini and sugar taste similar to peanut butter. The dough was lovely and flaky, this would be fun to play around with different filling combinations as well as the tahini. I'm thinking something with jelly would be fun...but messy.

Check out Natashya's site for the recipe and instructions, and don't forget to visit all the other Babes, they are listed over on the right.

14 comments:

Natashya said...

Looks great!
You and I both have the stiffer tahini, and put in on in bits rather than spreading it.
I love how puffy and golden yours turned out.
Have a great day!

MyKitchenInHalfCups said...

Ah Sara you got beauties there!
I like that kitchen ruler and oven rack pusher/puller! My push/pull doesn't have the ruller.

Sara said...

Tanna - that combo push/pull-ruler is one of the best kitchen purchases I've ever made!

breadchick said...

OH yea. Jelly! Sukkar bi PBJ maybe?!

Your rolls look gorgeous dear.

Sara said...

thanks sweets!

görel said...

Yummy little things, weren't they? Yours look great! I can think of a number of fillings that would go in these swirlies.

That ruler looks really clever!

Baking Soda said...

Yes I was just thinking my tahini is far more fluid. The ruler is great!
One of the more versatile breads, just begging for diversions. They look great Sara!

Madam Chow said...

They look like they turned out really well. I will have to try these out soon!

Debinhawaii said...

I think they look delicious. I eat a good amount of tahini but never "sweet."

Jenny said...

Really? Peanut butter? Ugh!
I am tempted to make these, but peanut butter?

Sara said...

You don't like peanut butter, I take it?

Annie said...

I have to honestly say that I love to just look at your bread. I could look at it all day and if it was in front of me, it wouldn't be there for long! :)

Sara said...

aw, thank you annie! that is such a nice thing to say.

Lien said...

I had much more liquid tahini too, like Karen. Your swirls look just great; golden and crisp. Funny what you say about the peanut butter, our daughter (who loves peanutbutter) didn't like these, which really surprised me.