How to Make Ashta قشطة (Middle Eastern Sweet)

Ashta is panna cotta. The famous Italian panna cotta is made from cream thickened with gelatin. The oriental panna cotta or achta is made from cream thickened with bread. 20 mins to prepare

How to Make Ashta  قشطة (Middle Eastern Sweet) Recipe
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5 slices of white american bread= 250 g

5 slices of white american bread= 250 g

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Put them in a food processor

Put them in a food processor

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Rice them

Rice them

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Powder the mastic gum. Unless you have it in powder... Easier to use. And if you don't have it it is not a problem.

Powder the mastic gum. Unless you have it in powder... Easier to use. And if you don't have it it is not a problem.

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The mastic powdered

The mastic powdered

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In a casserole put the bread crumbs and 650 g double whipping  cream + (200 g double cold cream  in a container on the side.)

In a casserole put the bread crumbs and 650 g double whipping cream + (200 g double cold cream in a container on the side.)

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Start to cook while stirring. When it is start to thicken. Add the cold cream bit by bit until it is thick and cooked. I just added the last bit of cream. Let them bubble

Start to cook while stirring. When it is start to thicken. Add the cold cream bit by bit until it is thick and cooked. I just added the last bit of cream. Let them bubble

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The cream is cooked. This is the consistency needed.

The cream is cooked. This is the consistency needed.

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Cover with cling film. The film should be placed in contact with the cream so it will not form a crust while cooling. When  It Is cold,  refrigerate and it will b ready to serve. Or to use.

Cover with cling film. The film should be placed in contact with the cream so it will not form a crust while cooling. When It Is cold, refrigerate and it will b ready to serve. Or to use.

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Put in a recipient

Put in a recipient

Ingredients

150 Grams bread-white 5-6 pieces 
850 Grams Double cream 
1 Tablespoon Sugar 
½ Teaspoons Mastic (optional) 
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