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Shaabiyat

A delicate Lebanese dessert made easier with puff pastry
Author: Amira

Ingredients

  • 1 package of puff pastry cups/shells.*
  • ِA batch of ashta cream.
  • Optional : ground pistachios for garnishing.

For the simple syrup

  • 2 cup sugar.
  • 1 cup water.
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice.
  • A dash of vanilla powder or 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract.

Instructions

  • Start by making the simple syrup by adding all the ingredients stirring well over medium heat until it thickens, let it cool to room temperature.
  • Prepare the ashta cream filling.
  • Bake your puff pastry according to package directions.
  • Delicate, buttery, creamy and sweet, a Lebanese treat made easier with the use of puff pastry.
  • Drizzle with simple syrup while hot.
  • Delicate, buttery, creamy and sweet, a Lebanese treat made easier with the use of puff pastry.
  • Now with a sharp knief cut each cup in half and fill in between with approximately a tablespoon of the ashta cream, then replace the top part again.
  • Delicate, buttery, creamy and sweet, a Lebanese treat made easier with the use of puff pastry.
  • Top the whole thing with another tablespoon of the ashta and garnish with some crushed pistashios.
  • Delicate, buttery, creamy and sweet, a Lebanese treat made easier with the use of puff pastry.
  • Serve and ... Enjoy!!

Notes

* I highly recommend using homemade puff pastry or of course you can use puff store bought sheets and cut them with a small cookie cutter.