Cheesy, Sweet and Crunchy
It’s rich, creamy, sweet and cheesy with a crunchy topping. If you haven’t tried it, it is unlike anything you have tasted before.
künefe (kyoon-eh-FAY’) Knafeh is a Middle Eastern / Turkish cheese pastry soaked in sweet, sugar-based syrup.
The recipe for künefe is believed to come from the city of Hatay, though many cities in the region claim to have invented it, too.
This traditional Middle Eastern dessert is made with thin noodle-like pastry, soaked in syrup. It is typically layered with cheese, or with other ingredients such as creamor nuts, depending on the region.
Kanüfe is not easy to make, for this reason many people eat it as a dessert when they go to a restaurant.
Watch this video about making this delicious sweet.
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