Silan Chestnut Mousse

(Makes 6 individual servings) Ingredients: 200 g pureed chestnut (available in specialty baking stores) 1 container sweet cream 3/4 cup sugar 50 g butter 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup Kinneret Farm silan Preparation: On the stove, melt butter, 1/2 cup sugar and the milk until the mixture is smooth. Add the pureed chestnut and crush…

Date Cookies

Inspired by Honey Bee cookies, these are dense, sweet and rich. The silan version is just as delicious! Those who don’t like the citrus flavor can replace it with 1 tsp vanilla extract. Makes 20 cookies. Ingredients: 1/2 cup (120 g) dark brown sugar 1/3 cup (80 ml) oil 1 egg 240 g (about 1…

Halva Kadaif in Silan

This recipe makes a nest of kadaif filled with vanilla-toffee ice cream covered with raw tahini and silan. Ingredients: 500 g kadaif noodles 1 packet powdered sugar 50 g butter, melted Kinneret Farm silan Vanilla-toffee ice cream Preparation: Mix the powdered sugar into the kadaif noodles. When the noodles are completely coated, add the melted…

Banana and Silan Pancake

There’s nothing like waking up on a Saturday morning to hot pancakes alongside your coffee. This recipe can make a simple, basic pancake or can be easily enhanced for something a little more special. I like to add bananas and silan. Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups flour 1 tbsp baking powder 1 tbsp sugar 1/2 tsp…

Silan and Rice Crispy Balls

Ingredients: 300-400 g rice crispies Kinneret Farm silan Walnuts, crushed (ideally with a food processor) Dark chocolate, small pieces Sweet cream Preparation: Boil the dark chocolate and sweet cream in a pot until all the chocolate is melted, stirring continually. Put the rice crispies in a bowl and pour the chocolate over them. Use your…

Homemade Granola

I use a lot of silan, and my homemade granola is one of the recipes that’s very successful and in high demand. Sometimes I switch the nuts and seeds, depending on what I have at home. But the silan is always key. J Ingredients: 1/3 cup each of: Pine nuts Sunflower seeds Pumpkin seeds Coarsely…

Banana-Raisin-Nut Strudel

Ingredients: 1 package puff pastry 4 apples (I prefer Granny Smith) 2 bananas, halved and sliced 1/2 cup brown sugar 100 g butter 1/2 cup raisins, soaked in water for 10 minutes and then drained 1/2 cup walnuts, broken up by hand (into pieces, not powder) 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp nutmeg 2 tbsp Kinneret…

Vanilla Mousse

Ingredients: 3/4 cup water 1/4 cup sugar 1 vanilla bean 4 egg yolks 1 container sweet cream Kinneret Farm silan Preparation: Boil the water with the sugar and vanilla bean for about 5 minutes, until it becomes a syrup. Remove the vanilla bean. Beat the egg yolks and add them to the syrup. Whip the…

Silan Ice Cream

Silan Ice Cream   Ingredients: 1 kg vanilla ice cream (dairy or non-dairy) 1/2 cup Kinneret Farm silan 1/2 cup liquid raw tahini 250 g halva strands 100 g candied pecans, pistachios, or chopped mixed nuts Preparation: Transfer the ice cream to a serving dish or individual dishes Pour the tahini and silan over the…

Muesli

Homemade Granola Ingredients: 2 cups oats 50 g pumpkin seeds, not roasted 50 g whole almonds, not roasted 50 g pecans, not roasted 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 cup Kinneret Farm silan 1/2 tsp coarse salt 50 g dried cranberries 50 g dried apricots Preparation: Mix all ingredients except for the dried cranberries and apricots. Spread…

Peach Compote with Cranberry Juice

Makes 6 servings Ingredients: 3 cups cranberry juice 1/4-1/3 cups Kinneret Farm silan 2 cloves 1 large cinnamon stick, broken into 3 pieces 6 hard medium peaches, halved (no need to pit them, as this will be much easier after they’ve been cooked) 1/2 cup dried cranberries, halved Preparation: While stirring, heat the cranberry juice,…

Silan and Chocolate Cake

This looks like a rich chocolate cake, but the beautiful color actually comes from the silan, which also replaces the sugar. 2 tbsp cocoa give the cake its chocolatey flavor. If you want to make the cake richer, mix chocolate chips into the batter instead of just decorating the cake with them. Makes 1 loaf…

Banana and Silan Summer Treat

You won’t be able to imagine the magical creaminess until you’ve tasted it. The combination of frozen banana and silan makes a delicious ice cream substitute that is easy to make and doesn’t require an ice cream machine. Makes 4 servings. Ingredients: 6 frozen bananas, sliced 100 g (5-6 tbsp) Kinneret Farm natural silan  …