Kunafe - Kenafe - Knafe Gimzawia

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READY IN: 1hr 35mins
SERVES: 10
YIELD: 1 slice
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine water, sugar, and kenafe coloring and boil till it becomes syup consistency, let cool.
  • Finley shred phyllo dough.
  • Melt butter in microwave and mix together with shredded phyllo dough.
  • Place in a 9x13 baking sheet and bake at 450° for about 5-10 minutes until dough gets a little crispy. Make sure to stir dough every 2 minutes so that it does not burn on edges.
  • Remove a little more than half of the dough from the baking sheet.
  • Spread remaining dough evenly and flatly on baking sheet.
  • Mix sugar and ricotta cheese together, then place evenly on top layer of phyllo dough.
  • Evenly spread remaining phyllo dough over layer of cheese.
  • Bake on 425 for 30-40 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and pour cooled syrup while kenafe is still hot.
  • Decorate with chopped pistachios.
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