Tufahije

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Tufahije
Tufahiija in Morića Han 2.JPG
Tufahija with whipped cream
Type Dessert
Place of origin Persia
Main ingredients Walnuts, apples, water, sugar
Cookbook:Tufahije  Tufahije

Tufahije (singular: tufahija) is a Bosnian dessert made of walnut-stuffed apples stewed in water with sugar, very popular in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia and Serbia. Tufahije were introduced to the people in Balkans during the Ottoman rule, although the dessert originates from Persia.

Etymology[edit]

Word tufahija has origin in Arabic language, word tuffàh (Arabic: تفاحة‎) means apple.

Serving[edit]

Tufahije are served in large glasses with their own glazed syrup and whipped cream on top.