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A white deep oven dish with of om ali with a spoon scooping a piece out
Om Ali
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
An Egyptian buttery version of bread pudding.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Middle East
Keyword: Buttery, nutty, sweet
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 309.9 kcal
Author: Amira
  • 1 (1/2 pound) puff pastry sheet.
  • 1 1/2 cup (360ml) milk.
  • 1/2-2/3 cup nuts. Note1
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar or to your liking.
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract.
  • 1 cup (about 115g) whipped cream. Note2
  1. Preheat oven to 400 F.
  2. Cut the puff sheet into squares and place in a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  3. Poke holes in each square using a fork and bake and bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. In an oven safe dish (2 quarts size), break the baked squares into chunks.
  5. Mix in nuts of your choice.
  6. Heat milk in the microwave for 1 minute. Dissolve sugar in warm milk and add vanilla extract.
  7. Pour milk over the puff pastry and let it sink in for 5-10 minutes.
  8. Spread the whipped cream over the top and broil in the oven for 5-10 minutes until top is golden.
  9. Serve hot with more sweetened milk on the side.
Recipe Notes

Note1: Use any nuts of your choice. Traditionally walnuts, hazelnuts and raisins are used. I’ve used pistachios, almonds and dried cranberries.

Note2: I’ve used half a tub of cool whip.

Nutrition Facts
Om Ali
Amount Per Serving
Calories 309.9 Calories from Fat 185
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.5g 32%
Sodium 234.8mg 10%
Potassium 168mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 24.7g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1.3g 5%
Sugars 9.7g
Protein 7.3g 15%
Vitamin A 1.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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