Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/4 cup rosewater
- 4-6 saffron threads or 1/2 teaspoon ground saffron
- 2 sticks unsalted butter
- 1 cup all purpose flour
In a medium saucepan, melt butter on medium heat. Add flour slowly and mix with butter to make paste. Slowly add sugar syrup and blend together. Remove from heat.
Immediately, spread mixture into ramekins, or onto a serving plate. Allow to cool, and remove halva from ramekins or cut into small serving pieces.
Serve halva with coffee or tea.