“Girl’s Breasts”

Kiz Memesi Tel Kadayifi

Preparation info

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    • Difficulty


Appears in

Nevin Halici's Turkish Cookbook

By Nevin Halici

Published 1989

  • About

Kadayif, shredded pastry that looks like vermicelli, is used to make a number of classic Turkish desserts. The dough, also called konafa, can be bought from Greek and Middle Eastern shops. As with baklava, there are many ways of preparing it, and many different fillings to choose from.


  • 300 g/10 oz kadayif (shredded pastry)
  • 100 g/


To make the filling, grind or mince the nuts and mix with the sugar.

Grease a 30 cm/12 inch baking pan with half the butter.

Melt the remaining butter, allow to cool and when the sediment h