Awame

Awame

Awame (also called awamat) is a Syrian and Lebanese dessert that is often eaten during Chanukah. It’s akin to a Chanukah sufganiyot (donuts) but instead of stuffed with jam, they are lightly fried in oil and soaked in orange blossom water infused syrup. Though they are fried in oil, they’re light and not dripping in oil. They leave a delicious sweet stickiness on your fingers. For more of my Chanukah recipes, scroll to the bottom of the post. Chanukah Sameach! Continue reading

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