Cheese Kunafa

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Total Time:
30 minutes
Serves: 4-6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • For Kunafa:
  • ½ kg. mozzarella cheese
  • 250 gms. semolina
  • 2 tsps. Orange blossom water
  • 2 tsps. of rose water
  • 100 gms. butter
  • For the syrup:
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tsp. orange blossom water
  • 2 tsp. rose water
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice

How to Make Cheese Kunafa

  • Preparation of Kunafa:
  • Mix semolina with butter, as well as the orange blossom and rose water flowers.
  • Put pastry in a large pan (preferably copper) ½ cm thick.
  • Place the pan on heat for 15 minutes until pastry is golden.
  • Turn the pan around to heat evenly.
  • Pat cheese on top and bake for 10 minutes at 180 degrees C.
  • Turn the kunafa upside down in a platter, which should preferably be 5 cm wider than the baking pan.
  • Preparation of Syrup:
  • Dissolve the sugar in water, orange blossom water, rose water, and lemon juice, stirring until it boils.
  • To serve:
  • Pour some syrup over kunafa prior to serving.