Tahini + Milk Cake

shir ardeh

Preparation info

  • Serves:

    12 to 16

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      3 hr

Appears in

Cooking in Iran: Regional Recipes and Kitchen Secrets

Cooking in Iran

By Najmieh Batmanglij

Published 2020

  • About



  • 1 cup/130 g powdered sugar
  • 1 cup/130


  1. To prepare the mold: Spray the inside of an 8in x 4in/20cm x 10cm, x 4in/10cm-deep silicone mold with oil evenly all over.
  2. For the paste: In a mixing bowl, whisk together the sugar, powdered milk, cardamom, and cinnamon, until thoroughly combined.
  3. Add the tahini paste and rose water, and mix, for 4 to 5 minutes, using a silicone spatula, un