Khanfarouch with Kiri

20 min

Easy khanfarouch topped with a cinnamon flavored Kiri cheese cream


For the Kiri Cheese Cream

  • 8 Kiri Square Portions
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

For the Khanfarouch Batter

  • 5 medium eggs
  • 1 tablespoon rosewater
  • 120 grams (1/2 cup) rice flour
  • 75 grams (2/3 cup) all-purpose white flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 55 grams (1/4 cup) granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground cardamom
  • 1 pinch saffron threads

For Decoration

  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
Khanfarouch with Kiri

Cooking steps

Preparing the Kiri cheese cream

  • 1In a medium bowl, add kiri cheese portions, honey, cinnamon, and mix with a spatula until all the ingredients are well incorporated and the texture is creamy. Set aside.

Preparing the Khanfarouch Batter

  • 1In a medium bowl, using a fork, lightly beat eggs and rose water together.
  • 2In another medium bowl, add the rice flour, all-purpose flour, baking powder, sugar, spices, and mix well using a spatula until well combined. Make a hole in the centre of the dry ingredients, add the egg mixture, and mix with a spatula until the batter mixture becomes lightly thick and smooth. Cover the bowl with a plastic wrap and set aside for 20 minutes.
  • 3Heat a donut maker. Pour 1 tablespoon of batter into each donut hole and cook for 5 minutes until golden brown.


  • 1Place the Kiri cheese cream in a piping bag using a tip of your choice. Generously pipe the Kiri cheese cream on top of each khanfarouch.
  • 2Drizzle the khanfarouch and Kiri cheese cream with honey and cinnamon. Serve hot.

Cooking steps