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!