The Ultimate Kunafa Recipe: A Delicious Middle Eastern Dessert

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Classic Kunafa Recipe

Ingredients:

– 1 package of shredded kunafa dough
– 1 cup of butter, melted
– 1 cup of sugar
– 1 cup of water
– 1 cup of ricotta cheese
– 1/2 cup of chopped pistachios

Steps:

1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
2. In a bowl, mix the shredded kunafa dough with melted butter until well coated.
3. Press half of the dough into the bottom of a greased baking dish.
4. In a separate bowl, mix sugar and water in a saucepan over medium heat until sugar is dissolved to make a simple syrup.
5. Pour half of the simple syrup over the dough in the baking dish.
6. Spread the ricotta cheese evenly over the dough.
7. Top with the remaining dough and press down gently.
8. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes or until golden brown.
9. Pour the remaining simple syrup over the baked kunafa.
10. Sprinkle chopped pistachios on top before serving.

Unique Kunafa Recipe: Kunafa Cheesecake

Ingredients:

KUNAFA RECIPE
KUNAFA RECIPE

– 1 package of shredded kunafa dough
– 1 cup of butter, melted
– 1 cup of cream cheese
– 1/2 cup of sugar
– 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
– 3 eggs
– 1 cup of heavy cream

Steps:

1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
2. In a bowl, mix the shredded kunafa dough with melted butter until well coated.
3. Press half of the dough into the bottom of a greased springform pan.
4. In a separate bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla extract until smooth.
5. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
6. Pour in heavy cream and mix until well combined.
7. Pour the cream cheese mixture over the kunafa dough in the springform pan.
8. Top with the remaining dough and press down gently.
9. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes or until the cheesecake is set.
10. Let it cool before refrigerating for at least 4 hours.

Enjoy these unique and delicious Kunafa recipes that will surely impress your family and friends!