Ekmek Kadayf: A Turkish Bread And Cream Dessert Recipe

Ekmek Kadayf is a traditional Turkish dessert made with layers of shredded phyllo dough, sweetened milk, and a creamy custard filling. It is then baked until golden and crispy, and served with a drizzle of syrup and a sprinkle of pistachios. This indulgent dessert is rich, sweet, and satisfying, perfect for special occasions or as a treat for yourself.

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45minstotal
30minsPrep
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Ingredients for Ekmek Kadayf: A Turkish Bread And Cream Dessert Recipe

  • 0.17 Package Of Shredded Phyllo Dough
  • 0.17 cup Melted Butter
  • 0.67 cup Milk
  • 0.17 cup Sugar
  • 0.17 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 0.67 Eggs
  • 0.33 tablespoon Cornstarch
  • 0.17 cup Sugar For Syrup
  • 0.17 cup Water For Syrup
  • as needed Crushed Pistachios For Garnish

Directions: Ekmek Kadayf: A Turkish Bread And Cream Dessert Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven and prepare a baking dish.
  • STEP 2.Layer the shredded phyllo dough in the baking dish, brushing each layer with melted butter.
  • STEP 3.In a saucepan, heat milk, sugar, and vanilla extract until hot but not boiling.
  • STEP 4.Pour the hot milk mixture over the phyllo dough layers.
  • STEP 5.In a separate bowl, whisk together eggs, sugar, and cornstarch to make the custard filling.
  • STEP 6.Pour the custard filling over the milk-soaked phyllo dough.
  • STEP 7.Bake in the preheated oven until golden and crispy.
  • STEP 8.Prepare a syrup by combining sugar and water in a saucepan and simmer until thickened.
  • STEP 9.Drizzle the syrup over the baked dessert and sprinkle with crushed pistachios.
  • STEP 10.Let it cool slightly before serving.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to brush each layer of phyllo dough with melted butter for a crispy texture.
  • You can add a sprinkle of cinnamon or nutmeg to the custard filling for extra flavor.
  • Allow the dessert to cool slightly before serving to allow the flavors to meld together.

Storage and Serving

  • Ekmek Kadayf is best served warm or at room temperature.
  • You can store any leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Serve the dessert as is or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a decadent treat.
Nutrition
value
789
calories per serving
38 g Fat8 g Protein104 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    38g
  • Protein
    8g
  • Carbs
    104g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    104g
  • Protein
    8g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    38g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    37mg
  • Iron
    4mg
  • Vitamin A
    7mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    3mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    61mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    1mg
  • Vitamin E
    5mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    29mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    145mg
  • Selenium
    14mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp