Canakkale Peynir Helvasi
This dessert is one of the famous dish in Canakkale and Balikesir. Locals usually make this dish and sell in the markets at the weekends,
Since my husband spent 4 years in Canakkale, it became his favorite dish and he wants everybody to know how to prepare the dish - especially me. Ha!
What you will need:
1 kg Cheese unsalted made from Sheep milk
3 egg yolk
750 grams sugar. (that's a lot!)
750 grams semolina
How to prepare:
Mix 800 grams of cheese , semolina and egg yolk in a big metal container on medium heat and keep stirring until the ingredients are well mixed and melted. Then, add 200 grams of cheese and sugar after the ingredients turned in goldish color.
Pour all in to a deep tray in order to cook in the oven for 15-20 minute. Dish can be serve warm.
Believe me, this is a really sweet dessert!