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Egyptian desserts

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Egyptian desserts. Get inspired and try out new things.
Egyptian basbousa is one of the most famous Arabic sweets. Semolina mixed with butter, sugar, yogurt and coconut and drizzled with flavored sugar syrup. #ArabicSweets #EgyptianDesserts #SemolinaCake #EasyDessertRecipe #MiddleEastFood

128 · 40 minutes · Egyptian basbousa is one of the most famous Arabic sweets. Semolina mixed with butter, sugar, yogurt and coconut and drizzled with flavored sugar syrup. #ArabicSweets #EgyptianDesserts #SemolinaCake #EasyDessertRecipe #MiddleEastFood

3 ingredients

Baking & Spices
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract.
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1/2 cup Coconut flakes, unsweetened
  • 1 Nuts
19 Egyptian Desserts You Need to Try

With their beautiful colors, sweet and savory flavors, and melt-in-mouth textures, these Egyptian desserts will open your eyes and palate to a completely different side of the country’s cuisine.

egyptian cake hazelnuts Egyptian Hazelnut Cake with Buttercream and Caramel Filling

This Egyptian cake with hazelnuts is the creamiest, sweetest, and most comforting cake you can imagine.

Om Ali – Egyptian Bread Pudding Recipe

2 · 35 minutes · Om Ali or Umm Ali is a delicious traditional Egyptian dessert made mainly with three essential ingredients puff pastry, milk and nuts. It is basically the Egyptian version of bread pudding.

10 ingredients

Produce
  • 2 tbsp Raisins
Baking & Spices
  • 5 tbsp White sugar
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Almonds
  • 2 tbsp Coconut
  • 1 tbsp Pistachios
  • 1 tbsp Walnuts
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 1 sheet Puff pastry
Dairy
  • 4 Butter, slices thin
  • 1 cup Heavy cream
  • 5 cups Milk
Egyptian Butter Cookie (Ghorayeba) 2 cups powdered sugar 4.33 sticks butter 3 cups flour (alternatively, my friend does 1 cup butter creamed with 3/4 cup powedered sugar to look like cake batter. Then add 2.5 cups sifted flower mixed with 1/2 tsp baking powder. Mix, shape, top with a nut or chocolate chip. Bake at 375 for 10-12 mintues until edges are golden.

This is an easy way to make ghorayeba – an Egyptian butter cookie that’s usually made for special occasions like Eid. They’re so delicate and just melt in your mouth. I don…

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351 · This is one cookie recipe that just gets better with age!

9 ingredients

Baking & Spices
  • 3/4 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp Cinnamon
  • 4 cups Flour
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup Powdered sugar
  • 1 Pinch Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Vanilla extract
Dairy
  • 2 1/2 sticks Butter, unsalted
  • 1/2 cup Milk
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Basbousa cake is a delicious, fragrant Egyptian dessert with a velvety texture. Make this farina cake recipe for an impressive dessert! #BasbousaCake #EgyptianDessert #FarinaCake #ImpressiveDesserts

This Egyptian Basbousa is a semolina cake filled with coconut and orange that's soaked in a citrus syrup. It’s a specialty you must to try!

Ramadan sweets offer plenty of variety – whether you like things syrupy sweet, nutty or with a dash of orange blossom water. Here are my top favorites that you must try! #Ramadan #RamadanDesserts #RamadanSweets #RamadanInEgypt #RamadanEgypt #EgyptianDesserts #Egypt #Cairo #Semiramis

Ramadan sweets offer plenty of variety – whether you like things syrupy sweet, nutty or with a dash of orange blossom water. Here are my top favorites that you must try! #Ramadan #RamadanDesserts #RamadanSweets #RamadanInEgypt #RamadanEgypt #EgyptianDesserts #Egypt #Cairo #Semiramis

This Egyptian Basbousa is a semolina cake filled with coconut and orange that's soaked in a citrus syrup. It’s a specialty you must to try!