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Tuesday, May 8, 2007


Mafroukeh is great combination between semolina and sugar with a special presentation with all ground nuts. Here is a Lebanese dessert, easy, quick to prepare, and excellent for a crowd.

Ingredients -
  • 4 cups of Fark Al Knefeh (very difficult to make at home, available at Lebanese grocery stores)
  • 1 cup samneh
  • 2 cups powder sugar
  • 1/4 cup pealed and fried almond
  • 1/4 cup pealed and fried pistachio
  • 1/4 cup pealed and fried pine nuts
  • 1/2 cup sugar syrup
  • 2 tbsp. rose water
  • 1 tbsp. orange blossom water

Preparation - Mafroukeh:

Mix "Fark Al Knefeh" with the samneh over low heat until the mix turns yellow, then turn the heat up to medium until it gets brown.

2 Add the sugar powder, and continue to stir for 10 minutes.

3 Now add the sugar syrup, rose water and orange blossom water. Leave on medium heat for 5 minutes or until the mix turns dark brown.

4 To serve, put in plate, cover with kashta and the fried nuts.


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