Chocolate Atayef

Written by Asma

April 14, 2021


The popular Middle Eastern pastry dessert Chocolate Atayef is considered as the ultimate Ramada pastry. And today, you will be able to learn a new twist of making Atayef with chocolate stuffing.

Chocolate Atayef

The popular Middle Eastern pastry dessert atayef is considered as the ultimate Ramada pastry. And today, you will be able to learn a new twist of making Atayef with chocolate stuffing.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: atayef, chocolate dessert
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 145kcal


Ingredients for the dough:

  • 2 cups flour
  • ½1 teaspoon yeast
  • A tablespoon of any fine semolina flour
  • A tablespoon of powdered milk
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups of water
  • A tablespoon of sugar
  • 1 Pinch of salt

To prepare the filling:

  • 110 grams butter at room temperature
  • 160 grams of chocolate
  • 160 grams powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of powdered milk
  • 2 tablespoons of cocoa

For the toppings:

  • 1 Cup of crushed toasted almonds


  • To prepare the dough: In a large bowl, put the flour, yeast, chicken flour, dried milk, vegetable oil, water, sugar and salt.
  • And mix well until the ingredients are homogeneous.
  • Leave the dough to rest for about 30 minutes.
  • Heat a non-stick skillet pan and put two tablespoons of the dough in it.
  • Move the pan to give the dough a round shape. Let heat on a medium high heat
  • Once the Atayaef has a brown color, remove from the pan and set aside.
  • Repeat the same process until al of your dough is finished, then leave it until it has cooled completely.
  • To prepare the filling: melt the chocolate on a water bath.
  • In a bowl, whisk the butter, the powdered sugar and the cocoa to get a frothy mixture.
  • Add the milk and mix until all of your ingredients become homogeneous.
  • Pour the melted chocolate over the butter mixture and mix very well.
  • When serving, close each dough circle on one end by pressing its edges with your finger.
  • Fill the othe open end side with a tablespoon of chocolate filling.
  • Garnish the qatayef with the almonds
  • Serve and enjoy your Atayef


Calories: 145kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 3g
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