Phyllo Pastry with Semolina Cream Filling

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12Ingredients
85Minutes
430Calories

Ingredients

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  • 2 cups milk
  • 3 tablespoons sugar (OR 2 tbsp. honey)
  • 1/2 cup semolina flour (fine, also known in Egypt as ‘semeed basbousa’)
  • 1 vanilla pod (or 1 tsp. vanilla extract)
  • 250 grams ricotta cheese (Egyptian ‘eshta’ OR fresh)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • lemon (• squeeze of)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 20 sheets phyllo pastry (fully thawed in the fridge if frozen)
  • 60 grams butter (melted, plus extra for greasing the pan)
  • 3 tablespoons ghee (or clarified butter)
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    430Calories
    Sodium13% DV310mg
    Fat25% DV16g
    Protein20% DV10g
    Carbs20% DV61g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories430Calories from Fat140
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat16g25%
    Saturated Fat7g35%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol35mg12%
    Sodium310mg13%
    Potassium220mg6%
    Protein10g20%
    Calories from Fat140
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate61g20%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Sugars30g60%
    Vitamin A6%
    Vitamin C15%
    Calcium15%
    Iron10%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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