Turkish Halwa Recipe

Turkish Halwa is a traditional dessert rich in molasses and walnuts. Learn how to make/prepare Turkish Halva by following this easy recipe.
Turkish Halwa Recipe
Preparation Time 5 Minutes
Cooking Time 10 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 8
Calories Per Serving 418
  • 1½ cups Water
  • 1½ cups Molasses
  • ½ cup unsalted Butter
  • 2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • ¼ cup Walnuts (chopped)
How to make Turkish Halwa:
  • Combine water and molasses in a saucepan. Boil the mixture.
  • Place a separate saucepan on low flame and melt butter.
  • Add flour and cook for a few minutes, stirring occasionally, till the dough starts to pull away from the sides of the pan.
  • Add the molasses mixture and stir to form a ball.
  • Add in walnuts and mix.
  • Drop the mixture onto waxed paper and leave it to cool completely.
  • Cut into squares and serve.
  • You can also store the pieces in an airtight container.