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Kunafa Kiri Cheesecake Ball

  • 4 people
  • 15 minutes



For the lotus Kiri® cheese Cream:

4 Kiri® cheese portions
100 grams (1 cup) lotus cream
4 tablespoons whole milk
100 grams (1 cup) fresh raspberries


For the Kiri® cheesecake ball:

16 Kiri® cheese portions
140 grams (3/4 cup) unsalted butter, at room temperature
100 grams (1 cup) powdered sugar


For the Kunafa:

100 grams Kunafa dough
70 grams (1/2 cup) butter, melted
100 grams (1 cup) powdered sugar




Step 1: Preparing the lotus Kiri® cheese cream

1- In a food processor, add the Kiri® cheese portions, milk, lotus cream, and mix all together until the texture is smooth. Set aside.


Step 2: Preparing the Kiri® Cheesecake Balls

2- In a medium bowl, lightly press the Kiri® cheese portions with a spatula and mix well until soft and the texture is creamy..
3- Add the butter, sugar, and mix with an electric egg beater until the mixture is soft and homogeneous.
4- Place the Kiri® cheese cream in the fridge for 30 minutes to set.
5- Take 100 grams of the Kiri® cheese cream mixture, spread it slightly on the palm of your hand, add 1 tablespoon of lotus cream and 1 piece of raspberry, then start shaping a pretty cheese ball. Place in the fridge and leave the Kiri® cheese balls to cool.


Step 3: Preparing the Kunafa

6- In a medium bowl, add the melted butter to kunafa dough and mix well with hands until well combined.
7- Place the kunafa dough In an oven pan covered with parchment paper, and roast in a preheated oven at 180°C (356°F) for 15 minutes while stirring from time to time until golden brown.


Step 4: Assembling

8- In a medium bowl, mix the kunafa with the powdered sugar and crush it into small pieces using a fork.
9- Place the crushed kunafa in a large plate and roll the Kiri® cheesecake balls over it until it is completely coated. Place the Kiri® cheesecake balls in the fridge until serving.
10- Top the Kiri® cheesecake balls with lotus Kiri® cream and serve cold.