Kahk (Sugar Cookies)

Kahk (Sugar Cookies)

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  • Serves: Up to 4 people
  • Course: Desserts

Made with these products:


1          cup clarified butter

1/2       cup warm milk

2 1/2   cup flour

1          teaspoon baking powder

1/2       teaspoon Kahk essence

1          teaspoon sesame seeds

1/4       teaspoon salt

Icing sugar, to garnish


-       Preheat oven to 180˚C.

-       Add the clarified butter and milk to the Kenwood bowl and combine using the K-beater on a medium speed.

-       Sift the flour, baking powder and Kahk essence into another bowl and add the sesame seeds.

-       Combine the flour mix with the butter mixture and knead for 5 minutes until smooth and combined.

-       Shape the dough into walnut-size balls and slightly press into discs.

-       Using a serrated pastry crimper, press a sun ray pattern into the top of each ball.

-       Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden.

-       Allow to cool and dust with a generous amount of icing sugar before serving.


Kahk essence is a powdered spice of anise, fennel and Mahlab.

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