The road from fresh home-baked kahk to red velvet ones
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There is no Eid without kahk
On the night of 29 Ramadan, ideally with the Eid clothes and kahk bought and ready, Muslims eagerly await the result of the Rou’ya, where the official decision of whether or not the next day is Eid is taken by looking for the crescent of the new lunar moon. If the crescent is spotted, then Eid is announced in the given Islamic country.
These days more and more people will buy their kahk from professional bakers, yet in many homes the women have been getting together to mix, knead, stuff and bake tray after tray of the delectable cookies.
As Ramadan is coming to an end, our recipe today tells you everything you need to now about baking the traditional Eid pastries: kahk.
Sift the flour, heat your oven and enjoy trying your hand at baking the delicious, crumbly cookies.