Classic Sesame Halva


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Why I Love This Recipe

Watch our professional chef make this recipe at https://www.israel21c.org/21see/cook-up-a-batch-of-scrumptious-halva-in-your-own-kitchen/


Ingredients You'll Need

tahini paste
vanilla extract
salt
almond extract
shelled pistachios
sugar
tahini


Directions

mix 2 cups warmed tahini paste in bowl


add 1 tbsp vanilla extract


add 1/4 teaspoon salt


add 1/2 teaspoon almond extract


mix well and set aside


sprinkle 1/3 cup shelled pistachios on parchment strip at the bottom of 2 english cake pans


heat 2 cups sugar over medium high


add 1/2 cup water, cook until boiling


add paste and stir


pour into pans and let cool for 4-6 hours, enjoy!


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