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
  1. 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.
  2. Prepare the ashta cream filling.
  3. Bake your puff pastry according to package directions.
  4. Delicate, buttery, creamy and sweet, a Lebanese treat made easier with the use of puff pastry.
  5. Drizzle with simple syrup while hot.
  6. Delicate, buttery, creamy and sweet, a Lebanese treat made easier with the use of puff pastry.
  7. 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.
  8. Delicate, buttery, creamy and sweet, a Lebanese treat made easier with the use of puff pastry.
  9. Top the whole thing with another tablespoon of the ashta and garnish with some crushed pistashios.
  10. Delicate, buttery, creamy and sweet, a Lebanese treat made easier with the use of puff pastry.
  11. Serve and ... Enjoy!!
Recipe 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.