Popular desserts in Qatar for iftar gatherings

Popular desserts in Qatar for iftar gatherings

Qatar Living
By Qatar Living

Enjoying a meal surrounded by friends and family during iftar time is a quintessential Ramadan tradition. Qatar being a melting pot of cultures, there is a diverse variety of food to enjoy during the month of Ramadan. From traditional Middle Eastern food to the refreshing Ramadan drinks, there is no shortage of choice for delectable food in Qatar.

While some prefer visiting Qatar’s mesmerizing Ramadan tents put up by the country’s top hotels, others prefer a more laidback gathering at home.

If you are yet to host an iftar gathering, or have been invited to one, here’s a list of popular desserts to savor during iftar time with friends and family in Qatar.

Spring Sable

A blooming puff pastry, stuffed with custard and drizzled with a delicious mix of both milk and white chocolate, the Spring Sable by sablè Qatar is an inviting desert to savor during an iftar gathering. You can choose from the mini Spring Sable with only 6 pieces of puff for an intimate gathering or the mega Spring Sable with 33 pieces of puff for large gatherings.

Restaurant: sablè Qatar 

Location: Izghawa, Al-Waab and Doha Festival City

Original Tiramisu by Public

A popular favorite at any time of the year, Public’s original tiramisu is a decadent treat that is fused with a rich cocoa and coffee flavor. Served with the con leche sauce, this melt-in-your-mouth dessert is the perfect treat for iftar gatherings during Ramadan. Yours to enjoy with a couple of clicks, the Original Tiramisu by Public is available for order only via the Rafeeq food delivery app.

Restaurant: Treats by Independent 

Order online via Rafeeq food delivery app 

Khulia Nahl (Honeycomb)

Khulia Nahl or honeycomb buns are cloudlike balls of dough that are filled with cream cheese and drizzled with cardamom infused honey. Topped with sesame seeds for that extra crunch and flavor, this delicious dish is best enjoyed with friends and family.

Restaurant suggestion: Shahad Al Jazeera sweets & pastries

Location: Abu Hamour, Al Wakrah, Ar-Rayyan and more 

Image credit: @sweettoothbyshannicca 

Get Bueno 

If you are in need of a sugar rush post iftar, go for Chocomelt’s Get Bueno dessert. A chocolate-soaked cake with chocolate cream, kinder biscuit crunch and chocolate toffee ganache, the Get Bueno is perfect for everyone who has a sweet tooth.

Restaurant: Chocomelt

Location: Doha Festival City 

Qatayef 

Stuffed with either cheese, cream or a rich nut paste, Qatayef is a crescent shaped dessert that is fried and garnished with a sprinkling of nuts. This flavorsome dessert has a crunchy exterior and soft interior making it a crowd favorite in most Arab households for iftar gatherings.

Restaurant suggestion: Al-Nashama Restaurants & Sweets 

Location: Mansoura 

Jalebi

Packed with the rich flavors of cardamom, saffron and rose essence, jalebi is a celebratory treat popularly enjoyed in most Asian households. Fried and doused with a sweet sugar syrup, jalebi is both crispy and juicy, making it an appetizing sweet to enjoy during iftar time.

Restaurant suggestion: Soghat Sweets, Bakers & Restaurant 

Location: Al Maha Center, Salwa Road, Doha Al Jadeeda & Al Wakrah

Rahash Cake 

Whipped up in the kitchens of Mr. Juice especially for the month of Ramadan, the Rahash cake is infused with the Arab flavors of cardamom and saffron and topped with a delicious dose of caramel sauce. Catering to every palette, the Rahash cake is an excellent dessert to savor with friends and family this Ramadan.

Restaurant: Mr. Juice

Location: Legtaifiya, Katara, Muaither, Gharrafa and Al Wakrah

Ramadan Strawberry Cake 

Popular for its innovative desserts, Origami has come up with a set of desserts for Ramadan this year. Their Ramadan strawberry cake is topped with strawberries and cream, make it a light but delectable treat to relish during an iftar gathering.

Restaurant: Origami Bakehouse and Cafe  

Location: Tasty Street Katara and Destination box, Duhail

Looking for more options for iftar gatherings? Check out these iftar box deals in Qatar.

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