kunafa nabulsi

How To Prepare Kunafa Nabulsi

Kunafa is a generally eaten dessert during Ramadan in Arab and center eastern nations, in Amman ,Palestine, Syria, Egypt, it’s eaten at whenever of the year. To make kunafa nabulsi following ingredients are required:


350gm Kunafa batter, finely cleaved utilizing food processor
2 cups semolina flour
¾ cup spread, liquefied
½ cup milk
2-4 drops orange food tone

for filling:
2 cups milk
1 tin (170gm) thick cream
2 tbsp flour
2 tbsp semolina flour
2 tbsp corn flour
¼ tsp mestika
1 tsp orange bloom water
¾ cup mozzarella cheddar, destroyed
2 tbsp sugar

for sugar syrup:
2 cups sugar+ 1 cup bubbling water+ 1 tsp lemon juice+ 1 stick cinnamon

How To Make Kunafa Nabulsi at Home

Prepare sugar syrup: mix sugar+ water+ lemon juice+ cinnamon stick . Bring to boil then reduce heat and leave to simmer for 10minutes. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.

Prepare Kunafa dough: mix orange colour with milk and pour over Kunafa dough+ semolina flour See Photo. Rub well by hands. Add melted butter and rub well by hands.
In 9 inch round or 9×12 inch rectangular baking tray, put half of Kunafa dough, spread to cover bottom and press VERY well by palm of the hand. Make a 1 cm rim while pressing against the tray.

Prepare filling: mix sugar+ milk+ thick cream+ flour+ semolina flour+ corn flour in a deep sauce pan, stir well. Bring over high heat to boil then reduce heat and continue stirring till it thickens, about 5-10 minutes.

Add mestika+ orange blossom water+ cheese and stir. Pour filling over Kunafa layer and spread, leaving 1cm space between filling boarders and sides of tray.
Arrange other half of Kunafa dough over filling and press lightly.
Bake in 425F (220C) preheated oven, on first lower rack of the oven, for about 25-30 minutes or till bottom starts to be golden.
Take out of the oven and immediately pour sugar syrup over it. Sprinkle some pistachios on top. Cut and serve hot.

To Read more about different types of kunafa go to our kunafa recipe section.

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