Vanilla Flavored Kunafa Recipe

A popular Middle Eastern Recipe popular during Ramadan it is made with noodle like pastry and filled with cream. Make and serve as a dessert at a party or a family get together.

Vanilla Flavored Kunafa Recipe
917 ratings.

Vanilla Flavored Kunafa recipe is an oriental dessert, which is very popular in the holy fasting month of Ramadan. It is made from noodle like pastry long threads, filled with cream and soaked in sugar syrup. There are many ways to make this recipe. I’m doing an easy recipe which is best and tastes delicious.

Serve the Vanilla Flavored Kunafa recipe yummy as a dessert to end a wholesome dinner with Lucknowi Murg Biryani or Hyderabadi Vegetable Biryani Recipe.

Browse here for more Ramadan Recipes

  1. Mutton Shami Kebab Recipe
  2. Aloo Dum Biryani (Potato Pilaf) Recipe
  3. Pakki Mutton Biryani Recipe
  4. Soya Kheema Paratha Recipe (Spicy Soy Granules Flat Bread)

Prep in

30 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

50 M


4 Servings


  • 200 grams Kunafa pastry
  • 100 grams Butter (Salted) , melted
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • Ingredients For Cream
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 tablespoon Corn flour , dissolved in 2 tablespoon milk
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • Ingredients For Sugar Syrup
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Water

How to make Vanilla Flavored Kunafa Recipe

  1. To begin making Vanilla Flavored Kunafa recipe, start by making sugar syrup.

  2. In a medium saucepan, combine sugar and water. Let it boil, stirring, until sugar has dissolved. Keep aside to cool to make sugar syrup.

  3. To make cream, in a pan, add milk and sugar together. Let it come to a boil.

  4. Add cornstarch mixture to the milk and keep stirring, till the mixture thickens, then remove from the heat.

  5. Add vanilla essence and keep aside to cool, to prepare cream.

Instruction For Kunafa
  1. Cut the kunafa thread into small pieces with hands.

  2. Pour melted butter, 1 teaspoon sugar and vanilla essence over the kunafa threads and mix well with your hands.

  3. Put half of the kunafa in the cake pan and press well with your fingers.

  4. Spread all the cream over kunafa and add the other half of the kunafa over the cream.

  5. Now bake vanilla flavored kunafa in a preheated oven at 180 degrees Celsius, for 20 minutes or until it turns golden on the top.

  6. Take out the kunafa from oven and after 10 minutes left to cool, flip it on a plate.

  7. Now pour cooled sugar syrup on the hot kunafa and leave it for 7 to 8 minutes to let kunafa absorb all the sugar syrup.

  8. Now garnish vanilla flavored kunafa with crushed pistachios and serve hot after a delicious and wholesome dinner with Lucknowi Murg Biryani or Hyderabadi Vegetable Biryani Recipe.