Stuffed Prunes

‘Injas Mahshi

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Appears in
Delights from the Garden of Eden

By Nawal Nasrallah

Published 2019

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Prunes prepared this way are transformed into a refreshing dessert, served chilled and garnished with a dollop of whipped cream. Brewed tea adds enticing depth to the stuffed prunes.


  • 20 prunes, soaked overnight in hot brewed tea, such as Earl Grey
  • 20 walnut pieces, toasted
  • ½ cu


  • Drain prunes, and reserve the liquid. Then stuff them with walnut pieces.
  • In a small pot combine sugar, lemon juice, and 1 cup (250 ml) of the reserved liquid. If not enough is left, add water to make 1 cup. Bring to a quick boil, then reduce heat to medium and cook