Lebanese Mafroukeh With Cream Or Coconut

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The Lebanese Mafroukeh is one of the easy and simple sweets that you can prepare at home. It is made of semolina, which gives a distinct taste to all the sweets made from it.
The Mafroukeh consists of a layer of roasted semolina with caramelized sugar, then a layer of cream, then decorated with nuts and served.

Lebanese Mafroukeh With Cream


One of the most famous types of sweets, and spread in most countries of the Gulf and the Levant, and children love it a lot, because it is rich in cream, pistachios, and nuts, and you can make an easy spread with dates so that it contains the largest amount of energy, and in this case, it is suitable for children a lot, such as the method of energy balls with oats And dates, which give the body a strong amount of nutritious proteins and the energy required for proper physical exertion.

The Syrian mafroukeh has many ways to prepare it, such as the method of making the Lebanese one.
But the choice and preference are up to you in the end and remember that it is a delicious dessert that is also suitable for the blessed month of Ramadan, if you want to change, instead of making Kunafa Esh al-Bulbul with Nutella.
There is no doubt that trying new types of sweets that are not very common, will impress your family and guests as well.

Coconut Mafruka with Nuts

Coconut is what is more used in preparing delicious Ramadan sweets and decorating most sweets,
But not as a decoration, the coconut is a distinctive ingredient in the Mafruka.



  1. Put the butter in a non-stick saucepan over medium heat until it melts.
  2. Add the coconut and stir it until it is roasted and its color begins to change and become golden.
  3. During the roasting process, add the sugar and stir it well until it mixes with the coconut.
  4. Add the walnuts and pistachios and stir well, then add the syrup and stir the ingredients well until they are mixed.
  5. Remove the pot from the fire, put the mafrukeh in a tray and spread it well, leave it aside until it cools completely, then cut it as desired.

Lebanese Mafroukeh With Cream Or Coconut

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 5 min Cook Time 25 min Total Time 30 mins Servings: 4


Mafroukeh Ingredients

Cream Ingredients

Sugar Syrup Ingredients


  1. To prepare the sugar syrup, put sugar and water in a pot on the stove.

  2. When the mixture begins to boil, add lemon juice and leave it on the fire to condense, then add the blossom water, then remove the syrup from the fire and set it aside to cool

  3. To prepare the cream, dissolve the dry milk with water, put 1/2 cup of the melted milk in a pot on the stove, and leave it until it gets hot.

  4. Dissolve the starch and sugar in the remaining milk, then add the mixture over the milk over the fire slowly with stirring

  5. Stir the mixture on the fire in a continuous way until it becomes thick, add the orange blossom water, then remove the cream from the fire.

  6. To prepare the mafrouka, put the semolina in a pan over low heat, and stir for 5 minutes.

  7. Cut the butter into small pieces, put it on the semolina, and stir the mixture well over the fire until the butter melts and absorbs the semolina.

  8. Add powdered sugar over the mixture and stir until the color of semolina becomes dark brown. Then add sugar syrup and rose water to the semolina mixture.

  9. Stir the mixture well for 5 minutes to make a soft and cohesive dough, then remove from the heat and leave to cool.

  10. To serve, spread the mafrouka on a plate, cover with a layer of cream, and decorate with roasted almonds, ground pistachios and nuts as desired.

  11. Place in the refrigerator until firm.

  12. Serve it cold.

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