This is a list of desserts from Turkish cuisine.

Name of dessert Image Type Description
Acıbadem kurabiyesi
Almond cookie with bitter almond taste
Aşure
Pudding A wheat pudding that contains dried fruits, nuts, chickpeas and other ingredients
Ayva tatlısı
Fruit A fruit-based dessert made with quince
Badem ezmesi
Nuts Marzipan
Baklava
Phyllo pastry A type of phyllo pastry filled with finely chopped nuts and soaked in sugar syrup
Bülbül yuvası
Phyllo pastry A type of phyllo pastry with walnut
Cezerye
Candy Turkish gelatinous sweet made from caramelised carrots, shredded coconut and roasted nuts
Cevizli sucuk
Candy Walnuts lined on a strand coated in thickened grape or mulberry juice and dried to resemble sausages
Demir tatlısı
Fried batter Fried cookie made with an iron mold
Dilber dudağı
Pastry Buttery pastry soaked in simple syrup
Dondurma
Dairy Ice cream
Ekmek kadayıfı
Bread pudding usually served with fresh clotted cream
Fıstıklı sarma Pistachio with Nuts
Güllaç
Dairy, fruit Turkish milk and pomegranate pastry
Hanım göbeği Pastry Deep fried choux pastry balls soaked in simple syrup
Helatiye
Pudding
Hoşaf Fruit Stewed dried fruits optionally spiced with cloves or cinnamon, may be served cold over rice
Hoşmerim
Halva Also called cheese halvah, homemade hoşmerim is made from cheese, semolina and powdered sugar and often served with ice cream, honey or nuts
Kabak tatlısı
Fruit Candied pumpkin garnished with walnuts and fresh kaymak cream
Kadayıf
Kalburabastı Pastry Syrup-drenched pastries often served during the Islamic holidays, including the
Kaysefe Fruit Stewed dried fruits topped with melted butter and chopped nuts
Kazandibi
Pudding Caramelized milk pudding
Kemalpaşa
Pastry
Keşkül
Pudding Almond based milk pudding
Komposto
Fruit Fresh fruit compote
Künefe
Pastry Tel kadayif dough filled with a layer of cheese and soaked in simple syrup
Lokma
Fried batter Leavened, deep fried dough soaked in simple syrup or drizzled with honey
Lokum
Candy Turkish delights
Macun
Candy Turkish toffee candy
Muhallebi
Pudding, dairy Milk pudding
Orcik candy Candy Candy coated walnut and fermented grape juice mixture
Pekmez
Syrup Traditionally prepared molasses syrup, usually made from grapes
Pepeçura
Pudding Pudding of grape must thickened with flour and optionally nuts
Pestil
Fruit Fruit leather
Pişmaniye
Helva Flour roasted in butter blended into pulled sugar

Also called çekme helva, or pulled helva

Revani
Cake Semolina cake soaked in simple syrup
Şekerpare
Pastry Soft almond pastry soaked in lemon-flavored simple syrup
Şıllık Crepe Turkish dessert crepe filled with walnut and topped with sweet syrup and chopped pistachio
Şöbiyet
Phyllo pastry Similar to baklava but filled with sweet cream and nuts
Supangle
Cake, pudding Chocolate pudding topped cake garnished with chopped pistachio or shredded coconut
Sütlü Nuriye
Phyllo pastry, dairy Baklava variation with dairy milk
Tavuk göğsü
Pudding, dairy Turkish milk pudding made with fine strands of chicken breast
Tulumba
Fried batter Deep-fried batter dough soaked in simple syrup
Zerde
Pudding Sweet rice pudding colored yellow with saffron

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