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Basbousah with cream recipe

Basbousah with cream
Basbousah with cream

Pamper your family with this traditional Arabic dessert.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes approximately
Cooking Time: 45 minutes approximately
Serves: 4 persons

All you need

1 pack al alali Basbousah Mix

4 cups milk prepared from al alali Full Cream Milk Powder
1/4 cup al alali Corn Starch
1/4 cup al alali Cream Delight prepared from 1 sachet
2 tbsps. orange blossom water

1 1/2 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups water
Lemon juice
1 tbsp. orange blossom water
1 tbsp. rose water

1/4 cup pistachio
1/4 cup rose jam
1 tbsp. tahineh for greasing the pan


  • Prepare al alali Basbousah as per directions mentioned on the pack


  • Boil 3 cups of milk on low fire
  • Mix remaining milk with al alali Corn Starch
  • Add to the hot milk, stirring continuously
  • Add orange blossom water. Set aside until cool
  • Mix with prepared al alali Cream Delight


  • Mix sugar and water and boil on low fire
  • Add few drops of lemon juice
  • Boil until thick
  • Add orange blossom water & rose water

Basbousah with Cream

  • Pre-heat oven to 180ºC or 350ºF
  • Grease pan with tahineh
  • Spread half of the prepared Basbousah in the pan
  • Add cream on top
  • Spread the remaining Basbousah over the cream
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes until golden
  • Pour the syrup on top of Basbousah while hot
  • Return to oven for 3 minutes
  • Decorate with pistachio and rose jam
  • Serve cold and enjoy

Source: alalali

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