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Sweet Labne – a healthy and fast dessert recipe

This sweet labne (cultured cottage cheese), must be one of the easiest desserts ever!  It is also a lovely way to finish off a meal with a little digestive boost.  For more on why labne is beneficial to your health, click here.

I see this as somewhere between a dessert and a cheese board…love for you to try it.

Ingredients
Labne, either one large piece or individual balls
2 tablespoons rice malt syrup or maple syrup or honey
1 tablespoon rose water
½ teaspoon ground cardamon (optional)
1-2 tablespoons raw unsalted pistachios halved
Fresh fruit to garnish (figs, sliced apple, pear, nashi pear, strawberries)

Method

  1. In a small bowl mix, the syrup rose water and optional cardamon.  Drizzle over the labne and garnish with slices of fruit and pistachios.
  2. Serve as is, or with thin slices of french sourdough, sprouted bread, crust in or even almond biscotti.

Variations
Low-fructose
Use rice malt syrup and serve with a low-fructose fruit.

Gluten-free
Serve as is or with a gluten free shortbread.

Even more simple
You can simply drizzle the labne with your preferred syrup.   Cinnamon and vanilla are lovely additions too.  Any nut will do too so get creative!

Rose water?
You will find rose water at gourmet delis, some health food shops or Middle Eastern supermarkets.

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