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Haroset from Surinam, SA
March 27, 2013, 12:05 am
Filed under: recipes

On Passover we always make the traditional Ashkenazi haroset with apples, walnuts, wine and honey and a second Sephardi haroset.  After searching the internet I found this recipe from Surinam .  Apparently there have been Jews in Surinam since 1532. Wow.

  • 3 cups shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 2 cups walnuts, chopped
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1.5 cups dried apples
  • 1.5 cups of dried prunes
  • 1.5 cups of raisins
  • 1 cup of sweet red wine
  • 1 TBSP cinnamon
  • 1/2 cups of cherry preserves
  1. Put the dried fruit in a pot cover with water and bring to a boil.
  2. LTurn off heat and let sit for 15 minutes.
  3. Drain fruit. you can drink the water; it is sweet and delicious.
  4. Finely chop the fruit.
  5. Put the coconut and wine in a saucepan. Turn stove to medium and stir until well mixed.
  6. Add the nuts and sugar and continue to stir.
  7. Add the chopped fruits and the cherry jam
  8. Turn off heat and add cinnamon. Mix well.
  9. Refrigerate until dinner.

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