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Easy Homemade Ashta Cream (قشطة للحلويات)

Ashta is one of the most famous Mediterranean puddings. It is an essential component of several Middle Eastern desserts, and a perfect filling for Kunafa, Znoud El Sit, Atayef, and much more. This Middle Eastern of clotted cream has a creamy and rich texture. It is also an ideal way to decorate your favorite desserts. When you can have fresh homemade luxurious Ashta cream with berries and simple syrup, then you will immediately forget whipping cream!
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: ashta cream,, Ashta,, kashta
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Author: Jeehan


  • 2 ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoon semolina
  • 2 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoon corn starch
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon rose water or organe blossom water


  • Pour milk in a saucepan.
  • Add heavy cream, semolina, cornstarch, flour, sugar. Whiskthem to combine the ingredients well.
  • Place the saucepan on medium heat over a stove andbring it to a boil. Make sure you continue to whisk the mixture; otherwise, itwill form clots.
  • Once the mixture starts boiling take it off the heat. Addbutter, and stir until combined.
  • Pour the cream mixture into a glass bowl and coverwith cling wrap.
  • Store in the refrigerator until you are ready to use.
  • Once the Ashta cream is cool enough, you can pour itin a piping bag and use it to fill up pastries and Kunafa Rolls.