A delicious middle eastern dessert consists of 3 layers, rice pudding in the middle of two layers of crumbled cookies. The name Mdallaleh means spoiled and this dessert is spoiled with the amount of nuts that used to garnish the top layer of this delicious dessert.
- 4 cups crushed biscoff cookies
- 1/2 cup butter melted
- 4 cups milk
- 1 cup rice flour
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 2 tbs orange blossom water
- Pinch of ground mastic with 1/2 tsp of sugar
- 1 cup crushed walnuts
- 1 cup crushed pistachios
- 1 cup almond halves
- In a big bowl, mix the biscoff cookies with the butter.
- In a 9″x 13″ Pyrex pan press down half of the cookies mixture using a big spoon and save the other half of the mixture for the topping.
4. Keep stirring until the pudding thickens and then add the orange blossom water and mastic.
5. Spread the milk pudding on top of the biscoff layer in the Pyrex.
6. Sprinkle the top of the pudding with the rest of the biscoff cookies mixture.
7. In a large skillet roast the nuts for five minutes on medium-high heat.
8. Sprinkle the top of the casserole with the nuts
9. Preheat oven to 350F.
10. Bake the Mdallaleh Cassarole on the middle rack in the oven for 25 minutes.