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Desserts You Need to Try out Before Ramadan Is Over

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Desserts You Need to Try out Before Ramadan Is Over
    written by
    Dina Mokhtar

    Time is running out, and soon it will be all about kahk – if it’s not already – and we’ll be reminiscing about the luscious Ramadan desserts that have been introduced to Cairo this year. Here’s a list of Ramadan treats that you need to try out before it’s too late:

    Dara’s Rice Pudding with Caramelised Almonds and Nuts:

     
     
     
     
     
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    One of the best desserts we’ve tried so far this Ramadan, and the best thing about it is its on-point sweetness. Each item is sold separately, and you put it all together yourself. We’re not sure why, but it’s definitely worth the effort.

    La Poire’s Lotus and Mango Konafa:

     
     
     
     
     
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    We admit we were a little sceptical of the flavour combination, but it turned out we were wrong. The unique taste of Lotus balances the sweetness of the konafa and mango, which is a good thing if you are not into desserts that are too sweet.

    Konafa Habiba’s Rough Nabusli Konafa:

     

     
     
     
     
     
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    If you are one of the sophisticated bourgeois, turn a blind eye to Konafa Habiba’s kitschy packaging and head to the core; for the brightest of diamonds comes in the roughest of forms. Cheesy, sweet, and crunchy – need we say more?

    The Four Fat Ladies’ Lotus Tres Leches:

     
     
     
     
     
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    We’re not sure whether The Four Fat Ladies’ take on Ramadan treats for this year will be available after Eid, or not, so play it safe and get yourself the Lotus flavoured Tres Leches. For those who are not acquainted with the dessert, it’s a sponge cake soaked with evaporated milk, condensed milk, and cream.

    Nola’s Mini Konafa Volcano (Belgian Chocolate):

     
     
     
     
     
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    We remember when Nola first introduced this dessert two years ago; the hype was massive, and everyone was making an Instagram story of the chocolate oozing out of konafa. The old-fashioned in us was too stubborn to give it a go. This year, we tried it and got totally addicted. What we like the most is the quality of the chocolate. However, the chocolate to konafa ratio is a little distorted; we need more chocolate, less konafa, please!

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