Penda is a mixture of butter, milk powder, cream, sugar & spices. It is very rich and should be consumed in small amounts. It is very tasty and very easy to make.
There is no cooking required at all. When rolling the shapes take care not to over mix the dough as you will get oily Penda. Once you have created the ball, just shape it conically & decorate with colored almonds. My sister Maya makes these beautifully. She kindly shared her recipe with me.
However, as with all the sweet desserts on this website, I recommend using substitute ingredients for butter, sugar & milk & cream that may be more suitable for certain health conditions.
Delicious conical shaped pendas
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