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8 Ramadan Sweets You Have To Try

Ramadan Sweets

Here’s a list of mouthwatering Ramadan sweets that you’ll find around any iftar table in the Middle East.

You know what the best thing about the Holy Month is? Exactly! Ramadan sweets.

Halawat el Jibn
Halawat el JibnThis finger-licking sweet is made up of cheese and heavy cream rolled in thing pastry covered in sugar syrup.

QatayefThese Ramadan favorites are stuffed with either cheese, cream, walnuts or pistachios, and are then deep-fried and soaked in sugar syrup.

MaamoulA shortbread pastry filled stuffed with dates, pistachios or walnuts, and are covered in powdered sugar.

BaklavaAlthough originally Turkish, Arabs have perfected the art of making these mouthwatering delights.

KunafehThis is the Arab version of cheesecake. A hot, sugar-dripping cheesecake.

BasbousaAlso known as Hereessa and Namoura, it is a favorite all over the Middle East.

Umm AliUmm AliThis is the heaviest dessert you’ll ever have. It has bread, heave cream, milk and whole lot of nuts.

LuqaimatThey are crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside and a bit airy in the middle. Perfect bite-size sweets.

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