From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Alternative names Tikvenik
Type Sweet pie
Course Appetizer, dessert
Place of origin Serbia
Serving temperature Hot or cold
Main ingredients Pumpkin, phyllo
Cookbook: Bundevara  Media: Bundevara

Bundevara is a Serbian sweet pie made of rolled phyllo or similar to strudel, filled with sweetened grated pumpkin pulp and baked in an oven. Occasionally some nutmeg, cinnamon or similar spices may be added to the filling, as well as raisins or grated lemon rinds. It is usually dusted with icing sugar and/or vanilla sugar, and may be served either hot or cold. The pumpkins (or squashes) with more intense coloured pulp (richer in carotene) are more appreciated. So, although little grown in Serbia, some varieties of Cucurbita moschata are the best suited for this dish.

See also[edit]