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Lebanese Kounafe

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Introduction

This recipe is very delicious morning time, served hot with French bagette and topped with katr

This recipe is very delicious morning time, served hot with French bagette and topped with katr

Ingredients

Serves: 8-10

Metric Cups
  • 1 packet pain de mie
  • 100 grams butter (soft)
  • 188 millilitres semolina
  • 750 millilitres milk
  • 300 grams mozzarella
  • 125 millilitres coffee
  • rosewater
  • 500 millilitres sugar
  • 250 millilitres water
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons rosewater
  • 1 packet pain de mie
  • 4 ounces butter (soft)
  • 6⅗ fluid ounces semolina
  • 26⅓ fluid ounces milk
  • 11 ounces mozzarella
  • 4⅖ fluid ounces coffee
  • rosewater
  • 17½ fluid ounces sugar
  • 8⅘ fluid ounces water
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons rosewater

Method

Lebanese Kounafe is a community recipe submitted by mireil and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Process the pain de mie then add the butter and mix well. Spread on a 30cm round tray and bake till it becomes brown in color.
  • Meanwhile in a marmite cook the semolina and milk till boiling. Remove from heat then add the mozarrella and continue stirring.
  • Pour over the bread and bake for 15mn in the oven.
  • Turn the tray upside down and serve warm with the katr.
  • Katr: combine sugar and water in a pan and stir till boiling. Stop stirring and leave to boil for 10mins.
  • Add the lemon and keep boiling for 5 more mins. When cold add the rose water.
  • Process the pain de mie then add the butter and mix well. Spread on a 30cm round tray and bake till it becomes brown in color.
  • Meanwhile in a marmite cook the semolina and milk till boiling. Remove from heat then add the mozarrella and continue stirring.
  • Pour over the bread and bake for 15mn in the oven.
  • Turn the tray upside down and serve warm with the katr.
  • Katr: combine sugar and water in a pan and stir till boiling. Stop stirring and leave to boil for 10mins.
  • Add the lemon and keep boiling for 5 more mins. When cold add the rose water.
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