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Tcharek El Aryane Algerien sweets


The Gourmandize Team

These delicious Algerian treats are both unique and tasty! For a change out of the norm, or just a fun party favor, try wowing your friends and family with something exotic that they'll never forget!

Rate this recipe 4.2/5 (43 Votes)


  • Dough:
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 cup butter melted
  • 1teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup orange blossom water
  • water
  • Filling:
  • 3 cups ground almonds
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • orange blossom water


Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 20mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Mix flour, salt, and confectioners' sugar. Add vanilla extract and baking powder, combine the dry ingredients with the melted butter, then add orange blossom water and the water, then mix until everything becomes a dough.
Let it rest for half an hour.

Step 2

Combine all the filling ingredients together and form a pudding with the stuffing. Roll out dough on lightly floured surface to 1/8 inch thick. Cut out triangles of 4 in base and 5.5 in sides.

Step 3

Put the almond pudding on the dough and roll it like croissant. Brush the top of the croissants with egg yolk and sprinkle the tops with crushed almond.

Step 4

Bake until pale golden 20- 25 minutes, let cool.

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  • 1/4 cup / 50g of softened butter
  • 1 egg (divide the yolk and white)
  • 1/4 cup / 50g of sugar
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 1 cup / 150g of flour
  • 1 cup / 100g of chopped nuts
  • Salted caramel
  • Melted dark chocolate


  1. In a bowl, mix together the butter, egg yolk, sugar, and salt.

  2. Add the flour and mix. Roll into a ball.

  3. Chill for 30 minutes.

  4. Remove from refrigerator. Divide the dough and roll into 1-inch balls.

  5. Dip each ball in egg yolk, and then roll in chopped nuts.

  6. Place on baking sheet (lined with parchment paper), and press your thumb into the center.

  7. Bake at 340°F/170°C for 12 minutes, or until golden.

  8. Remove from oven and let cool.

  9. Pour the salted caramel into the center groove,and drizzle with dark chocolate.

  10. Enjoy!

Review this recipe

Tcharek El Aryane are my favorite Algerien sweets! Your recipe looks quite easy to make as well, which is always a huge bonus! How much orange blossom water do you use exactly?

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