Umm Ali – Egyptian Food

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Umm Ali

Desserts in Egyptian – Umm Ali
Umm Ali (Om Ali), is translated to Ali’s Mother.

A dish that goes back to the 13th century, legend has it that Sultan Ezz El Din Aybak’s wife made it for a victory celebration where it was made and shared amongst people of the land.

Since then it became famously known after her.

A hearty dessert combined with sweet flavors of bread (puff pastry), milk and sugar –Egypt’s version of bread pudding.

It’s commonly topped with a mix of raisins, nuts, and coconut pieces. And served while hot.

It is no surprise why it’s a hit, it is delicious!

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