Desserts are always the charm of any festival. Our Emirati brother and sisters in the United Arab Emirates are celebrating their National Day on 2nd December.

To mark the spirit of National Day with our Emirati brothers and sisters, we hand curated 14 Arabic dessert recipes for you.

Arabic desserts are and fresh outwardly, delicate and soft within. Mesmerizing would be a small word for these delicacies.

Signifying ‘chomp measured’ in Arabic, they are frequently filled in as a forerunner to different sweets. Some are made with milk, dry fruits, flour and yeast and some adding flavors of cardamom & saffron.

Each & every dessert are like stars in the sky. It is so rich in looks and tastes that your dinner table converts into Mansion’s dining hall.

There is a very special thing about Arabic desserts is that Arabic people use dry fruits in every dessert dish. That is how you see the richness & creaminess of one glory dish.

Next time you are planning a special evening dinner at home with your parents, in-laws or close relatives of your husband, make such delicacies.

Also, try these Jar Desserts for parties at home.

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1. Mefroukeh 

Arabic Desserts

Source: www.kitchenmastro.net 

Mafroukeh will be your first choice while trying Arabic desserts! So Yesterday out of the blue we endeavored Mafroukeh at our office kitchen, we just figured out how one dessert can be so sweet and delicious? Have you ever asked a dessert why you are so sweet? You will ask this time.

2. Rose Mehalabya

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Source: www.cleobuttera.com

Arabic style drain pudding injected with a pinch of rose and orange bloom waters, enhanced with rose syrup finishing and embellished with caramelized pistachios. A real dessert beauty on this earth!

3. Aish El Saraya

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Source: www.savoryandsweetfood.com 

A Middle Eastern dessert which has a power to woo anyone in the house. Arabic desserts are truly a very different kind of dishes which we feel it has truly satisfied the definition of “desserts”. This one is also pudding which is very soft and creamy and full of dry fruits.

4. Sahlab

Arabic Desserts

Source: www.littlesunnykitchen.com

Sahlab has been the most amazing cold winter dessert which will warm you up nicely. It’s a milk pudding which is healthy & not too sweet. The base is made with milk and corn or potato starch, vegan milk can also work! You can also try these outrageous fusion drinks. 

5. Rice Pudding With Orange Yogurt

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Source: www.chefindisguise.com

The layer of orange curd used to top the rice pudding is wonderful looking. The expansion of the curd gives a lovely difference in shading and flavor, changing the modest rice pudding into an exquisite sweet.

6. Carpet Dessert

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Source: www.littlesunnykitchen.com

This is no-bake dessert and has an amazing look of carpet. The base layer is biscuits with a thick caramel cream layer. For the decorations, you can get as much as creative you want to be.

7. Kanafeh

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Source: www.www.closetcooking.com

A cake comprising of hot cheddar in the middle of layers firm destroyed phyllo batter in a sweet syrup that is regular in Greece, Turkey, Israel and numerous different nations in the zone.

8. Turkish Coffee Custard

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Source: www.www.tastingtable.com

You’ll find a menu of nostalgia-inducing comfort food sweets, like coconut cream konafi or this dreamy Turkish coffee pudding that’s dipped in a homemade chocolate Magic Shell.

9. Hazelnut Chocolate Baklava

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Source: www.bromabakery.com

A Baklava comprising of hot cheese in the middle of layers & fresh phyllo dough mixture in a sweet syrup that is regular in Greece, Turkey, Israel and numerous different nations in the zone.

10. Halawet El Jibn

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Source: www.cleobuttera.com

A tasty Arabic pastry delicate, sweet cream and delegated with pistachios and flower petal stick. A shower of syrup seasoned with orange bloom and rose water puts the last seal of flawlessness.

11. Cashew Baklava

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Source: www.themediterraneandish.com

These baklava rolls, loaded up with a spiced cashew blend, make the ideal pastry for your next gathering.

12. Atayef

Arabic Desserts

Source: www.littlesunnykitchen.com

These are the Middle Eastern version of pancakes, and they’re stuffed with lots of yummy fillings. Atayef is specially prepared during festival time.

13. Znoud El Sit

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Source: www.fauziaskitchenfun.com

These adorable sweet cream-filled pastries are a staple in many center eastern families, particularly as an Iftar treat in the Holy month of Ramadhan. Znoud signifies ‘upper arm’ and these debauched treats are energetically called Znoud el Sit (women’s upper arm) out of appreciation for stout women’s rich upper arms.

14. Ma’amul Cookies

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Source: www.culinarytravels.co.uk

It is the most popular Arab cookies stuffed with semolina & nuts. During the Ramadan festival, guest visits the houses & woman in the house used to prepare such cookies to offer children and adults.

No other dessert can really be so elegant than Arab desserts. It has the most amazing look & wonderful taste. These desserts are specially made which straightly goes in the heart.

These are not normal desserts but totally feels like coming to a God’s glory mansion.

With that, wishing all our Arab readers Happy UAE national day.

Arabic Desserts

Arabic Desserts