Kalburabastı (Riddled Shaped Sweets)


Hello dear friends! Today, as a Turkish foods family, we will share a delicious dessert recipe for you. One of the indispensable desserts of Turkish cuisine, the kalbura bastı desserts have been in Turkish cuisine for a very long time. It is loved and consumed a lot by the Turks. This dessert has also taken its name from its shape. Although it is very easy to do, it requires some manual dexterity. Walnuts are put in the dough and shaped with a grater. Then it is cooked in the oven and made by pouring sherbet on it. While this delicious dessert attracts everyone with its taste, it creates a visual feast on your tables with its appearance. This dessert can be found in many restaurants in Turkey.

Kalburabastı ( Riddled Shaped Sweets)

Şerife Şakrak
Delicious dessert recipe
Prep Time 37 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Resting time 3 hours
Total Time 1 hour 3 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine Turkish Cuisine
Servings 10 person
Calories 476 kcal


  • Pot
  • bowl
  • Spoon
  • Baking Tray
  • Oven
  • grater
  • Mixer


For syrup

  • 3 glasses of sugar
  • 3.5 glasses of water
  • 1 slice of lemon

For dough

  • 150 gram butter
  • 1 cup of oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup of yoghurt
  • 1 cup of semolina
  • 1 packet of vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon carbonate
  • 4 glasses of flour

For filling ingredient

  • walnut


  • Firstly , for syrup put the sugar and water in a pot and boil them , after boiling add 1 slice of lemon and boil about 17 minutes
  • Put the butter and oil in a bowl and mix them with a mixer , add yoghurt , 2 eggs , semolina , vanilla , baking powder and carbonate and mix again
  • Add flour little by little and knead the dough
  • Divide the dough into the small pieces and roll them
  • Put the dough on the grater and press it to shape , add walnuıts inside it and close the dough
  • Put the desserts on the baking tray and bake them in a preheated 180 degree oven for 25 minutes
  • After cooking , pour the cold syrup on the hot desserts and close on them with a tray and wait 3 hours for resting
  • Decorate on desserts and serve them


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You can find the ingredients of this low-ingredient dessert in every supermarket. You can prepare this dessert for your special occasions. You can serve it to your guests with tea. Or you can serve it after dinner. Be sure, most of your guests will ask for a recipe for this dessert. Be sure that everyone’s favorite dessert will be one of your favorite desserts. You can recommend this recipe to your friends with peace of mind. As a Turkish foods family , we definitely recommend you to try this delicious dessert we prepared for you. After trying it, do not forget to write your thoughts in the comments section.

Bon Appetit !


Şerife Şakrak

Hello friends ! I am şerife . I am 21 years old . I am a university student . My department is translation and interpreting.

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