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  • 4 cups of whole Milk
  • 3/4 cup Cornstarch
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 tsp Mastic
  • 1 tsp each Orange Blossom water
  • 1 tsp Rose water
  • 1 cup Sugar

Garnish (optional)

  • Crushed Pistachios
  • Slivers of Almonds and Pistachios
  • Pomegranate seeds


  • Add some of the milk into a pot and dissolve the cornstarch
  • Add the rest of the milk and cream and turn the heat on
  • Add the mastic and the orange blossom and rose water
  • Add the sugar
  • Cool, stirring frequently for 5-7 mins till the milk thickens
  • Remove, cool and place in a bowl or small ramekins to set in the fridge for 6 hrs to overnight
  • When ready to serve, garnish with the crushed pistachios, slivers of almonds and pistachios and pomegranate seeds