Dessert For Breakfast

For Sunday breakfast I served rose, honey and coconut lebnah bowls topped rose pashmak, it was so delicious!

Lebnah is a soft cheese which is strained from yogurt and popular in Middle Eastern countries. It’s super easy to make at home and can be used in a veriety of dishes such as salads, spreads and dips

Rose, Honey & Coconut Lebnah Bowls

Recipe Credit: Behind Kitchen Doors By Tasneem Patel

(serves 4)


2 cups Greek yogurt

1 teaspoon lemon juice

1 teaspoon honey per bowl

1 teaspoon desiccated coconut per bowl

2 teaspoon rose syrup per bowl

Rose petals

Rose pashmak (optional)


1. Place 2 cheese cloths in a strainer and set over a bowl

2. Mix lemon juice into the yogurt and place into the cheese cloths

3. Fold layers of the cheese cloth over the yogurt and place in the fridge for 24 hours (this is your lebnah)

4. 24 hours later take 4 bowls and add rose syrup, followed by 4 spoonfuls of lebnah

5. Add honey followed by coconut and rose petals

6. Garnish with pashmak, berries or chopped pistachios (you can top with any fruit or nuts you desire)

7. Enjoy

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