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Tufahiija in Morića Han 2.JPG
Tufahija with whipped cream
Place of originBosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia
Main ingredientsWalnuts, apples, water, sugar

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


The word tufahija stems from the Arabic word tuffāḥa (تفاحة), meaning "apple".


Tufahije is served in large glasses with their own glazed syrup and whipped cream on top.[1] It usually accompanied by coffee.[2]

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  1. ^ "Tufahije". Balcan Lunch Box (in Serbo-Croatian and Bosnian). 1 June 2014. Retrieved 3 August 2017.
  2. ^ Šćepanović, Zlatko (1 March 2014). "Tufahije - recept za bosanske tufahije". Bašta Balkana (in Serbo-Croatian and Serbian). Retrieved 3 August 2017.