This tahini and molasses dessert is from Turkey which they call ‘Tahin Pekmez’. It is so easy and fast to make as it requires no cooking or no baking. All you do is mix it up and that only takes a few minutes and voila it is done! It can be eaten with a spoon, but it is a very very sweet dessert. Traditionally it is eaten with fresh crunchy bread dipped in or mixed in it.
The good thing about this dessert is that in an airtight container at room temperature, it stays good for a very long time! Best not to put it in the fridge as it gets hard and not usable just leave it on the counter. When you are about to eat it, just give it a stir, and put it on your porridge, rice cake or bread. Enjoy!
This is a very healthy dessert full of nutrients from the molasses and tahini.
Thick, dark, syrupy, sweet blackstrap molasses is more than something to make candy or cookies with; it has many benefits, from helping prevent cancer to getting rid of grey hair. It is a superfood full of health benefits. Make sure you use blackstrap molasses in the recipe.
The more I learn about sesame seeds, the more I want to share it with other people. I’m an enthusiastic eater of all sorts of seeds, but sesame seeds in the form of tahini and oil are favourites of mine.
Tahini and Molasses Dessert Recipe
1 cup tahini
1/2 cup molasses
Sprinkle a few sesame seeds on top (optional)
- Put the tahini in a bowl, and then mix in the molasses with a spoon.
- How simple is that!
- Enjoy your tahini and molasses dessert on a slice of bread or a rice cake. YUM!
The measurements can be changed for your taste. If you want it sweeter, add more molasses or if you want it less sweet add more tahini.
Enjoy your tahini and molasses dessert.
Try these molasses recipes:
Gingerbread Cake – Gluten-free – This cake is delicious! The heat of the ginger balances off the sweeter elements so it doesn’t feel heavy.
Molasses and Tahini Cookies – These molasses/tahini cookies are Middle Eastern-inspired, delicious, and easy to make! Also, they are vegan, and gluten-free too! And they are so very yummy. They are a very healthy cookie full of nutrients from the molasses, tahini, stevia and coconut oil.
Indian Pudding Is Traditional, Vegan and So Yummy – This traditional Indian pudding is an old favourite of mine that I make vegan. Indian pudding is not the most beautiful of desserts but it is for sure tasty. Some people like to call it Native Indian but it seems like Indian pudding is the name for it still all over the internet.
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