Arabian Delight

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Recipe by Scots LassCairo

This simple dessert makes the perfect ending to a family dinner. Easy to prepare with very few ingredients, this always gets wows from everyone. You can use either fresh or dried dates.

Top Review by UmmBinat

This is pretty good. I used Saudi Arabian dried dates that were not very hard, nice ripe bananas, 10% table cream, Iranian rose water (which is superior) & ground allspice sprinkled on top in place of the freshly grated nutmeg as we do not consume intoxicants. Made as a part of Suhoor (the meal before dawn and fajr prayer in the month of Ramadan)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Slice the bananas and halve the dates.
  2. Arrange in layers either in 4 individual glass dishes, or in one large glass dish.
  3. Sprinkle with the rosewater.
  4. Pour over the cream, and top with freshly-grated nutmeg to taste.
  5. Cover and chill in refrigerator for 2 hours.
  6. Serve and enjoy!

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