Favorite Tahini Desserts of All Time

Soom Tahini is so much more than the backbone of the creamiest hummus you’ve ever had! Because of tahini’s rich luscious flavor and velvety smooth texture, it is the secret ingredient in so many of our favorite desserts of all time. With all the uncertainty in the world these days, it’s safe to say we could all use a little extra dessert. So treat yourself to one of the sweeter applications of tahini with one of these delicious treats. 

 

mamaleh's tahini cookies bon appetit

Mamaleh’s Tahini Cookies

These golden sesame cookies are packed with a rich earthy flavor and a mellow buttery finish. Together with creamy tahini and naturally sweet honey flavors, these buttery tahini cookies are simple to make and even more wonderful to eat. Finish them off with a sprinkle of sesame seeds that add a teeny crunch to the bite.

 

Chocolate Tahini Cake with Tahini Frosting and Tahini Caramel

Moist Chocolate Tahini Cake

This Chocolate Tahini Cake is moist, yet light, and full of rich chocolate-y flavors (thanks to some help from the coffee!). It’s equal parts sweet, nutty, and rich, with just the right amount of chocolate from both Chocolate Soom Sweet Tahini and cocoa powder. Finish it off with a thick layer of silky tahini buttercream frosting and a homemade salted tahini caramel drizzle that completes this indulgent dessert with soft, golden sweetness. 

 

The Best Carrot Cake Ever

Appropriately named The Best Carrot Cake Ever, this melt-in-your-mouth cake has the best of everything. Soom Tahini adds a nutty flavor, while keeping nuts at bay. In addition, this spiced cake is balanced with just the right amounts of cinnamon, ground ginger, nutmeg, and allspice. Add an additional touch of sweet richness with Soom Silan Date Syrup. Lastly, smother the exterior with a luscious cream cheese frosting with hues of date syrup. You’ll experience perfection in every bite, we can assure you.

 

Silan Pecan Pie

Substitute traditional corn syrup for nutritious Soom Silan Date Syrup in this pecan pie recipe. This twist on a homemade pecan pie keeps unnatural ingredients at bay while achieving that same dreamy flavor. Combine silan with toasted pecans to create that decadent filling for your favorite flaky pie crust.

 

Salted Chocolate Chip Tahini Cookies

Who doesn’t love chocolate chip cookies? These Salted Chocolate Chip Tahini Cookies have an underlying richness from the tahini. Plus the sesame paste makes the dough extra thick and soft. They’re easy to whip up and definitely pleases all who try them. With oozing puddles of chocolate chunk and a faint tahini flavor, who wouldn’t feel that way?! 

 

Pumpkin Tahini Cheesecake Bites

These bite-sized treats combine creamy cheesecake with spiced pumpkin savor. This healthier version of a classic cheesecake (without sacrificing flavor!) packs a satin-like filling into a crumbly crust. To get a luscious, creamy filling, you’ll need thick greek yogurt, pumpkin puree, and of course, Soom Tahini. Finish this irresistible dessert with whipped cream and a drizzle of Soom Silan. 

 

Chocolate Tahini Pistachio Baklava

Chocolate Tahini Pistachio Baklava

This Chocolate Tahini Pistachio Baklava is flaky, crisp, and tender with chocolatey and nutty notes. Topped with a silan date syrup that lightly softens the dough and adds a touch of depth, this make-ahead dairy-free dessert is basically a party in your mouth!

 

banana bread with tahini and silan

Silan & Tahini Banana Bread

This moist and fluffy Silan and Tahini Banana Bread is a great way to kick start your morning or brighten your afternoon. The rich sweetness of Soom Silan is blended into the perfectly sweet bread. Tahini adds an added layer of complexity to elevate the flavors of a typical banana bread. This banana bread is surely a sweet essential during this time.

 

chewy tahini blondies

Adeena Sussman’s Chewy Tahini Blondies

Adeena Sussman’s Chewy Tahini Blondies are everything you could want in this golden dessert square. They’re chewy and perfectly nutty. Plus, they’re an easy-freeze to keep on deck for a fantastic dessert throughout quarantine. The flavorful bites fold together generous helpings of thick tahini and rich vanilla in a soft indulgent center. 

 

Double Chocolate Chunk Tahini Cookies - Jamie Vespa

Double Chocolate Chunk Tahini Cookies

These Double Chocolate Chunk Tahini Cookies are decadent combinations of Soom Chocolate Tahini and puddles of melted chocolate chunks. The crispy chocolate outside unites a chocolatey sweet and slightly nutty chewy center. The result is a can’t-have-just-one dessert.

 

Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

This Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake is so fluffy it is hard to believe it is gluten-free and grain-free. Imagine an ice cream cookie sandwich in cake form. Having trouble doing so? Well, this cake represents that. The paleo chocolate chip cake carries hints of caramel, vanilla, and chocolate flavor. First, the almond flour packs a perfect fluffy texture and subtle nutty flavor that blends with the faintly nutty tahini. Meanwhile, the nutty base combines with coconut flour to absorb moisture and create unmatched fluffiness. Chocolate chips are sprinkled adding hints of cocoa in each and every bite. Slather the cake in a fluffy whipped vanilla buttercream that only calls for three ingredients!  Then finish it off with a dark chocolate glaze to tie it all together.

 

quick pear and tahini tart

Quick Pear & Tahini-Silan Tart

This quick and easy tahini tart packs sweet fruitiness with a flaky pastry exterior. Tender pears, fresh lemon juice, tahini, and vanilla create an irresistible flavor. The filling paired with the melt-in-your-mouth pastry tart and buttery honey glaze creates the ultimate marriage of tender, crunch, and flaky textures, and sweet, nutty, and buttery flavors. We have a feeling it’ll become a new favorite dessert to whip up or even a sweet weekend breakfast for you and your loved ones to enjoy. 

 

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