Delicious Umm Ali - An Arabic/Middle eastern desserts dish. Learn how to make Umm Ali.
Preparation time : 15 minutes
Cooking time : 20 minutes
Serves: 10 persons
8 pieces croissant or 600 g, medium size, cut into small pieces
3 tablespoons raisins
3 tablespoons desiccated coconut
3 tablespoons flaked almonds, toasted
3 tablespoons pistachio nuts, cracked
1 tin NESTLÉ® Sweetened Condensed Milk or 397 g
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
4 cups water or 1 liter
1 cup liquid cream or 250 ml, whipped
- Combine croissant pieces, raisins, coconut, almonds and pistachio in a baking dish.
- Place NESTLÉ® Sweetened Condensed Milk , vanilla and water in a large saucepan and bring to boil then remove from heat and pour immediately over the croissant mixture in the baking dish and set them aside for 5 minutes or until croissants absorb the maximum of the liquid.
- Place whipped cream in a piping bag and pipe the cream over the prepared mixture in the baking dish.
- Place the baking dish in a preheated oven at 200°C using the grill part of the oven and grill for 5 minutes or until the cream topping is golden color. Serve it immediately.
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