Mango Kunafa

You will need: 3 mangos, vanilla, whipped cream, konafa, butter, oil,


  • First, prepare the whipped cream and refrigerate it
  • Add 3 cups whipping cream 6 tablespoons sugar
  • Beat on medium speed & in one direction until cream starts to get thick and frothy, then add 2 tsps liquid vanilla
  • Continue beating on medium speed until cream becomes really thick and the swirls created by the beaters hold really well. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate
  • Pulse 1/4 Kilo Kunafa in food processor
  • Until its shredded into small pieces
  • Melt 1 stick (1/2 cup butter)
  • Pour melted butter on Kunafa
  • Add 1/2 cup of oil
  • Mix very well
  • Press Kunafa into a tart pan with removable bottom and place the pan on a baking sheet
  • Bake in 375F preheated oven
  • When Kunafa turns into golden brown color, take it out of the oven and drizzle with a little syrup (about 1/2 cup)
  • Start prepping the mango
  • Peel mangos with a sharp pairing knife
  • Cut each mango into 2 halves, leaving out the middle part with the pit
  • Slice mango halves horizontally
  • Time to assemble!
  • Fill the Kunafa cavity with whipped cream
  • Start arranging mango slices, flat side down, overlapping all around, using larger larger slices for the outside and the smaller slices for the center
  • Garnish with pistachio and dried flowers
  • Enjoy!