Melt the ghee in the microwave or stove top then dissolve the honey in it.
* Using coconut flakes is optional, if you do not like it then do not use and follow the same instructions. Many people though, find it highly recommended to add at least a couple of Tablespoons of coconut flakes.
**Using nuts is optional as well.
*** You can flavor the syrup with vanilla, cinnamon stick, rose water, orange blossom water or make it plain. I like making mine with vanilla.
**** As I have stated in the post, this recipe baked in a 12" pan yielded basbousa with a thickness of a little over 1cm. If you want yours to be thicker, bake in a smaller pan or double the recipe.I've recently made it several times in a 10.5" aluminum baking sheet and got rave reviews about how perfect this was.
***** Calories are calculated without the nuts.