Quince dessert

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Quince dessert
Ayva tatlısı (Turkish quince dessert).jpg
Course Dessert
Place of origin Turkey
Serving temperature Warm or cold
Main ingredients Quince fruit, cloves, water, sugar, and kaymak and walnuts for topping and decoration
Cookbook: Quince dessert  Media: Quince dessert

Avya tatlısı is a dessert from Turkish cuisine that is made with quince. The quince is cooked by boiling in water or in the oven with cloves, sweet syrup and filled with apple or quince meal, and raisins and topped with kaymak. It is served as halves with the inside slightly carved out. The dish is eaten warm and cold throughout Turkey, particularly in wintertime.[1]

See also[edit]

List of Turkish desserts


  1. ^ Pumpkin Dessert with Chopped Walnuts: Kabak Tatlısı February 6, 2014 A Seasonal Cook in Turkey