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kanafeh is the most popular oriental sweet in the Arab World whereby its loved and wanted not only in Ramadan but in all seasons.

Main ingredients of Kanafeh are kanafeh pastry dough, ghee or butter and Qashta Cream or Cheese (Akkawi / Mozzarella) that is stuffed in the middle between two layers of Kanafeh pastry dough.

The two most popular ingredients added on top of Kanafeh are sugar syrup and the powder of crushed pistachios.

Every 80 grams of Kanafeh gives you 285 Calories but this number may be less or more if you reduce or add more sugar syrup.

Every 100 grams of Kanafeh with Qashta contains around 345 calories.


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