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Shekerpare Recipe


Shekerpare Recipe Shekerpare Recipe


  • 200 g butter at room temperature,
  • 3/4 cup semolina,
  • 1/2 cup confectioners sugar,
  • 2 eggs (one yolk is used for the top),
  • 1 tbsp plain yogurt,
  • 1 tbsp vinegar,
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda,
  • 10 g vanilla sugar,
  • 3,5-4 cups flour,

For Syrup;

  • 4 cups sugar,
  • 4.5 cups of water,
  • 1 slice of lemon.


  1. Combine yogurt, vinegar and baking soda in a deep bowl and mix well, wait for 2 mins. to bubble,
  2. Add butter, 1 egg, 1 egg white, confectioners sugar and semolina mix well,
  3. Begin to knead adding flour little by little,
  4. Add vanilla sugar,
  5. Keep adding flour and kneading until the consistency of play dough,
  6. Shape in a desired size and set a baking sheet,
  7. Mix the egg yolk and rub the tops of the sekerpares with a brush,
  8. Take a fork and scratch the tops lightly,
  9. Bake in a preheated oven at 180 C degrees until golden brown,
  10. For syrup combine water, sugar and lemon slice into a large cooking pan and stir until sugar is dissolved away,
  11. Boil for 10-15 minutes,
  12. Wait for 5 minutes to cool the syrup a little,
  13. Pour the hot syrup on to the warm sekerpares and cover witk a bakind sheet,
  14. Wait for at least 1 hour to soak them the syrup,
  15. Serve by sprinkling pistachio powder.

Bon Appetit…


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