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List by: anika854, created: 04 Mar 2017, updated: 04 Mar 2017 Personal: Only owner can add dishes

Popular Desserts in Turkey.

1. Lokma

Zalabyieh, Loukoumades, Lokma, Lokmades, Luqmat, Bamiyeh (Cypriot) (Egyptian) (Greek) (...)

These are pastries made of deep fried dough soaked in syrup, chocolate sauce or honey, with cinnamon and sometimes sprinkled with sesame or grated walnuts.

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2. Sambaba

Şambaba, Şambali (Turkish)

It is another street dessert despite lokma, Şambali is sold by street confectioners. It is actually not an original Turkish dessert

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3. Kaymakli Ekmek Kadayifi

Kaymaklı Ekmek Kadayıfı, Ekmek Kadayıfı, Ekmek Kataif, Ekmek Kataifi (Turkish)

Kaymakli Ekmek Kadayifi is a Turkish bread pudding dessert. It is usually served with kaymak, a kind of clotted cream. This version of bread pudding that is served with kaymak, a type of sweetened cream; this dessert provides a thick and sweet finish after a traditional Turkish dinner.

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4. Dondurma

Maraş Ice Cream, Maras Ice Cream (Turkish)

Dondurma is a traditional ice cream of Turkey. Dondurma typically includes the ingredients milk, sugar, salep, and mastic.It is made in different flavours such as vanilla, red currant, peach, pistachio, etc.

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5. Kume

Küme- Cezili Sucuk And Pestil (Turkish)

This is a unique and delicious dessert that is fun to eat and fun to make. Dried fruits and walnuts are laced on a string and dipped in thick, unsweetened grape must (the squished grape juice that still includes skins and pulp). These strings are then left to dry in the sun. They often look like candles or a sausage due to the grape must’s opaque finish.

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6. Şekerpare

(Turkish)

This traditional Turkish dessert is called ‘şekerpare’ which means “a piece of sweetness.” These sweet, sticky and tender cookies are made from semolina, flour and powdered sugar that are baked golden brown and left to steep in sweet, lemony syrup.

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7. Turkish Delight

lukom, rahat lokum (Turkish)

Lokum, or Turkish Delight, is a nougaty dessert served with a variety of flavours and fillings and often topped with powdered sugar. It’s always best fresh, as pre-packaged versions tend to go too light on the fillings and too heavy on the sugar, drying it out. https://www.buzzfeed.com/chelse…

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8. Tahini Helva

(Turkish)

It is one of the most unique Turkish products that reflects the Turkish taste that is known around the world. Tahini helva is a popular dessert not only in Turkey but also in other parts of the world as well. Tahini helva is made from two main ingredients; tahini and sugar.

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9. Keskul

(Turkish)

It is an almond based milk pudding usually served in a bowl and eaten with a spoon. Often garnished with coconut shaving or pistachio nuts and is off-white in colour. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K…

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10. Revani

(Turkish)

This sweet cake made from semolina and soaked in syrup is a favorite among Turkish cuisine lovers. Orange flower water is often added. Chopped pistachios top this dessert for a rich finish.

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11. Ayva Tatlisi

Quince Dessert, Ayva Tatlısı (Turkish)

It is so sweet and tender it’s almost like eating candied fruit. The syrup makes the fruit glisten and it looks as lovely on your plate as it tastes.

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12. Kabak Tatlisi

Kabak Tatlısı (Turkish)

Turkish candied pumpkin dessert, better known as ‘kabak tatlısı’ (kah-BAHK’ TAHT’-luh-suh), is not only simple to prepare.

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13. Fırın Sütlaç

(Turkish)

All over the world people love and eat rice pudding. In Turkey people cook rice pudding with water, milk, rice, sugar and rice flour.

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14. Ashure

Aşure, Noah's Pudding (Turkish)

Turkish dessert congee that is made of a mixture consisting of grains, fruits, dried fruits and nuts. In Turkey it is made all the year and served especially during Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar, as the 10th of Muharrem corresponds to the Day of Ashure. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A…

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15. Tavuk Göğsü

(Turkish)

It is an original piece of dessert in Turkish cuisine, it is “Chicken Breast” and it is dessert. It’s basically a white pudding made from chicken but it doesn’t taste like chicken at all.

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16. Baklava

(Greek) (Turkish)

Phyllo pastry layers filled with nuts and drenched in honey.

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17. Kanafeh

Kadeh, Kadaif, Kunefe (Egyptian) (-Levantine-) (Turkish)

Kanafeh is a Middle Eastern cheese pastry soaked in sweet, sugar-based syrup, typical of the regions belonging to the former Ottoman Empire. Kanafeh is a specialty of the Levant and adjoining areas of Egypt and Turkey.

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