Halawet El Jeben (ha-la-wit-el-jibin)
A signature Libanais Sweets Mediterranean dessert that’s To-Die-For
What is Halawet El Jeben?
Cheese dough wrapped around Lebanese cream “Kashta”, flavored with rose water, orange blossom and garnished with pistachios and honey syrup.
It is so luscious you’ll get addicted!
Ingredients of Halawet El Jeben
Cheese, milk cream (kashta), sugar, flour, rose water, orange blossom, pistachio.
It is popular in many Middle Eastern countries, especially in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Palestine, Egypt, and the Gulf region.
Meaning and Pronunciation
Halawet El Jeben [ha-la-wit-il-jibn], Lebanese for “the sweetness of cheese”.