Most Delicious Desserts Everyone Should Try in Turkey

Let's go on the adventure of the most delicious desserts in Turkey. Turkish food delights with its flavor combinations while mesmerizing the senses with its composition.

Sütlaç (Rice Pudding)

Sutlac is a milk-based dessert and possibly the most well-known one in Turkey. Its main ingredients are milk, rice, and sugar, and cinnamon and vanilla are typically added to enhance the flavor.  It is adored because of its smooth texture. If you make this delicacy at home, add a sprinkle of shredded orange peel.


Baklava comes in many forms such as with pistachios, dry or with extra syrup and walnuts home-cooked or made in store, you get to choose! Usually, baklava is baked in the oven and it is made from up to forty layers of delicate, transparent pastry. A layer of butter and chopped nuts(either crushed walnuts or ground pistachios) is then added on top. It is sizzled and covered with delicious traditional syrup after baking in the oven is finished. Its preparation is interesting, so make sure you watch it!

Şekerpare (Sugar Cookie)

This is an amazing dessert loved by children and adults In Turkey. This is a delicious treat made of almond and semolina, dipped in sugar syrup, and topped with tiny nuts or almonds. The cookie is softened by the syrup, which gives you the feeling as if you're eating soft sugar mash instead of a cookie.


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