Authentic Kunafa - الكنافة النابلسية

Authentic Nabulsi Kunafa

Authentic Nabulsi Kunafa

Recipe by ChefranjeCourse: DessertCuisine: PalestineDifficulty: Difficult

We bring today the recipe for the traditional kunafa as prepared for years in Nablus


  • Kunafa
  • one pack of kunafa dough

  • 40 grams ghee

  • 20 grams sugar syrup

  • 500 grams akkawi cheese

  • Syrup
  • 2 cups sugar

  • 1 cup water

  • lemon squeeze

  • one teaspoon rose water

  • half teaspoon orange blossom water


  • Melt ghee and mix with kunafa dough
  • Grind the kunafa dough
  • Cook on medium heat the kunafa dough until hot to touch
  • Place kunafa dough in a pan
  • Add the akkawi cheese on top
  • cook the kunafa on low heat while rotating for 15 minutes or until brown
  • Flip the kunafa and add sugar syrup

Recipe Video

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