Quince dessert

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Quince dessert
Ayva tatlısı.jpg
Place of originTurkey
Serving temperatureWarm or cold
Main ingredientsQuince fruit, cloves, water, sugar, and kaymak and walnuts for topping and decoration

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