RAMADAN SERIES Day 2: Kunafah, is a traditional Middle Eastern dessert made …

Day 2: πŸŒ™

Kunafah, is a traditional Middle Eastern dessert made with shredded filo pastry or fine semolina dough, soaked in sweet, sugar-based syrup, and usually layered with cheese or cream or nuts as desired.

Makes 12 servings


🌟For the syrup:
2 cups (400g) granulated sugar
1 cup (237ml) water
Squeeze of lemon
1/4 teaspoon rose water (optional)

🌟For the cream filling:
1 Β½ cup fresh cream puckarabia
3 tablespoons sugar.

🌟For the crust:
500g kunafa dough (shredded phyllo dough) alkabeergroup
1 cup (227g) melted ghee

1. Make the syrup in a medium saucepan by adding sugar and water. When the sugar dissolves squeeze half a lemon and add rose water and let it simmer. When the syrup reaches a thick consistency take it out of the heat, then cool.

2. On a baking dish greased with melted ghee, take half of the kunafa dough and press into a layer of about 1 cm thickness.

3. Mix the cream with sugar and pour over the dough layer.

4. Add the remaining dough over the cream and bake at 200Β°C/390Β°F for 35 to 45 minutes until golden brown.

5. When done, take it out of the oven and pour the syrup immediately when hot.

6. Let the kunafa soak in syrup for atleast 30 minutes before serving.

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