Kanafeh is a traditional Middle Eastern dessert made with shredded filo pastry. It is popularly consumed during the Muslim Ramadan period. However, it is a nice dessert one can consume at any time of the year.

INGREDIENTS of Kunafa Dessert

  • Condensed milk- 1/2 can
  • Full fat milk-3/4 cup
  • Heavy cream- 1 3/4 cup
  • Sugar- 1 1/2 tbsp.
  • Cornstarch -2 tbsp.
  • Semi-frozen Kunafa dough
  • Unsalted butter

How to Make Kunafa Dessert

  1. Coat your baking tray with butter.
  2. Shred semi-frozen dough into long pieces over a large bowl.
  3. Add the remaining butter and mix with kunafa shreds to coat evenly.
  4. Transfer half of the dough to the tray and press firmly.
  5. Heat milk and heavy cream in a pan, add sugar and cornstarch and whisk until completely dissolved.
  6. Boil until the mixture thickens. Remove from the stove and pour over the crust.
  7. Top with the remaining kunafa shreds and bake 40 minutes.
  8. Remove kunafa from the oven and put condensed milk.
  9. Garnish with ground pistachio.
  10. Allow kunafa rest for 10-15 min to absorb the condensed milk.