Crispy, flaky, flavorful, with a yummy, buttery, and syrupy toppings, Shaabiyat will bring Ramadan vibes into your home any time of the year! It is a popular dessert in the Middle East, which is especially made during the month of Ramadan.

Shaabiyat, known also as Warbat Bil Ashta, is one of the most popular Oriental Arabic Sweets. Its triangular shape and crispy texture set it apart from most other popular Ramadan desserts.

SHAABIYAT DESSERT INGREDIENTS Warabat – 16 oz phyllo sheets 9x14 (You can find Phyllo sheets in the freezer section at most grocery stores) – ¾ cup butter or ghee – ¼ cup ground pistachios  for garnish

SHAABIYAT DESSERT INGREDIENTS Ashta Filling – 2 ½ cup whole milk – ½ cup heavy cream – 3 tablespoons semolina – 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour – 2 tablespoons corn starch – ½ cup sugar – 2 tablespoons butter – 1 teaspoon rose water or orange blossom water

SHAABIYAT DESSERT INGREDIENTS Simple Syrup (Attar) – 2 cups sugar – 1 cup water at room temperature – 2 teaspoons lemon juice – 1 teaspoon orange blossom water optional