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sweet cream recipe also knows as ashta


 Ashta is a luxuriously rich and creamy, thick clotted cream enjoyed alone and or included in many middle eastern recipes! Here the easiest and most delicious recipe you will make!
5 from 9 votes
Course Dessert
Cuisine Middleeastern


  • 30 oz ricotta cheese
  • 2 cups whole milk or heavy cream
  • 5 heaping tablespoons corn starch
  • ¼ cup rose water
  • ¾ cup sugar


  • In a medium pot while the stove is OFF, add in the milk, sugar, rose water, and starch.
  • Whisk until corn starch has fully dissolved
  • Turnt he heat on high and continue whisking until it comes to a boil. You should see the sauce thicken into a white pudding. Once it has thickened remove heat
  • add in the ricotta cheese and whisk well until fluffy and whipped! You can enjoy right away or to use with desserts allow it to cool for 20 minutes them refrigerate for 2-4 hours until firm.
Keyword ashta, clotted cream, dessert, ricotta cheese, sweet cream
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