Phyllo never fails to impress. Follow these easy steps.
150 g SAFARI seedless raisins, soaked for 3 hours in 125 ml boiled water
100 g walnuts or pecan nuts
50g + 40g butter
150 g(187 ml) sugar
50 g dark chocolate, broken into small pieces
8 sheets phyllo pastry , cut in half
Place the soaked SAFARI Seedless raisins, nuts, 50g butter , eggs and sugar into the bowl of a food processor and blend until well combined.
Transfer the SAFARI raisins mixture into a bowl and stir in the chocolate.
Melt the remaining 40 g butter.
Place a phyllo half on a flat surface and brush with butter.
Spoon some of the mixture along the length of the buttered half , fold in the ends and roll up into a cigar shape.
Repeat with the remaining phyllo sheets.
Preheat the oven to 180 ° C.
Arrange the phyllo cigars on baking sheet and bake for 12- 15 minutes.
Dust with icing sugar to serve.
Always cover the phyllo sheets not is use with damp cloth .
As an option cut phyllo squares and arrange in muffin pans to form cup shapes. Fill with the raisin filling and bake in oven.