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                   Travados (Honey and Almond Turnovers)
 
 Recipe By     : Juan Garcia   Dallas Morning News   9-5-96
 Serving Size  : 35   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Danish And Pastries
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      3/4  cup           oil
      1/3  cup           water + 1 tbsp -- divided
      1/3  cup           sugar
    2 1/2  cups          flour -- (up to 3 cups)
    2      cups          ground blanched almonds
    3      tablespoons   honey -- (up to 4 tbsp)
      1/2  teaspoon      cinnamon
           pinch         cloves
 					
                         SYRUP:
      1/2  cup           sugar
    1      cup           honey
      1/2  cup           water
 
 OVEN: 350
 
 Combine oil, 1/3 cup water and sugar; add enough flour to make
 a soft dough. Knead til smooth. Divide dough into 35 pieces.
 Set aside.
 
 FILLING:
 Mix together almonds, 1 tbsp water and enough honey to make
 a stiff paste. Add cinnamon and cloves.
 
 Press a piece of dough into a 4- inch round and fill with 1 tsp
 filling. Fold and seal. Repeat with remaining 34 dough pieces.
 
 Place on a baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes or til light brown.
 
 TO SERVE:
 Boil travados 3 minutes in syrup in batches. Drain and cool.
 
 SYRUP:
 Add all syrup ingredients to a saucepan and bring to a boil.
 
 Source: Kyra Effren/ Universal Press Syndicate
               via The Naples Daily News 9-5-96
               
 
 
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