Kunafe from Nablus

Kunafe Nabulsieh

Preparation info
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    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Cuisine of Life: Recipes and Stories of the New Food Entrepreneurs of Turkey

By Center for International Private Enterprise

Published 2019

  • About

This kunafe is a specialty dessert from Nablus, Palestine. It is served in restaurants or at sweet shops. The mild local cheese, similar to ricotta and mozzarella, should hold its shape when baked — look for cheese labeled as meant for kunafe in Middle Eastern markets. Shady added a small amount of the sugar syrup to the kunafe during shredding, as he thinks this gives a nice color to the kunafe during baking — you may do so if you like. Similar kunafe is prepared in Hatay, Şanlıurfa, and G