Indulge In Mouth-Watering Ramadan Desserts At These Middle Eastern Shops

Every year, come Ramadan dessert shops in the Middle East begin the race to win best dessert. Upping one another with fresh ideas and delectable creations so they can stay in the Ramadan sugar race. For 2023, let’s see what mouth-watering desserts has the region cooked up.

Oven Heaven

With branches in New Cairo’s Point 90, Maadi Club, and Wadi Degla Lotus branch, Oven Heaven has established itself as a powerhouse in the dessert world. This Ramadan, the shop offers delectable options that range from Nutella Tres Leches to Salted Caramel Date Tarts. Also, the place is well-known for its Lotus Banoffee Tart which is currently priced at EGP380.

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Al Baba Sweets

Al Baba Sweets offers a wide range of delicious Lebanese desserts. For example, they have a wide selection of baklava soaked in delicious syrup as well as other handmade Tunisian sweets. Al Baba Sweets has branches in both Lebanon’s Beirut and UAE’s Dubai. Their Ramadan boxes start at EGP834 and you can even order online from their official website.


Tortina currently has 10 branches all over Cairo in Mohandesseen, Maadi, Sheikh Zayed, Nasr City, Heliopolis (2 branches), Zamalek, and New Cairo (3 branches). They offer mouth-watering cakes and among them is the famous Gianduja Gharaana (Konafa soaked in condensed milk, nuts, and chocolate) they just created for this Ramadan. You can call them on (15412) and ask them to prepare it or make an online order through their official website. As for prices, Tortina’s sweets start at EGP400.

Safouf Sweets

Lebanon’s Safouf has been in the business since 1931 and offers maamoul which is a type of dessert that they are well-known for. Nowadays, they are using more creative fillings like honey, caramelized rose petals, and even candied orange to craft their special maamoul. Safouf Sweets is located in Beirut, and their prices range from EGP300 to EGP400.

Mandarine Koueider

With over nine decades of distinguished quality, the Koueider family began in a small area in old Damascus. Then in 1928, they took their dream to Egypt and opened their first shop in downtown Cairo. They specialize in Konafa and Basbosa and their Malban with cream has been glorified over the years. We can assure you that this store is constantly crowded with customers eager to sample their sweet baklava and konafa. Koueidar charges from EGP250-350 for their Konafa, depending on the sizes chosen.

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Al Samadi

Located in Dubai, Sharjah, and Ajman, this shop is known for its magnificent Lebanese and Arabic sweets. Al Samadi also offers Ramadan boxes that include delicious treats of Baklava and other Arabic sweets that you get in a luxury packing box. These boxes start from EGP600 to EGP800.

KB’s Cake Studio

KB’s Cake Studio is a haven for those who love tres leches cakes, ice cream cakes, creme brulee and ghazal Beirut. They’re also famous for their lotus creations and have branches in 6th of October, Arkan Plaze, and on the North Coast. Their desserts range anywhere between EGP400 to EGP500.

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Kunafa Abul Haus

Based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Kunafa Abul Haus provides different types of oriental sweets. It is well known for the different types of kunafas as the name suggests. Their kunafa with keshta is a must-try as well as the Nutella & mango kunafa. In terms of prices, kunafas range from EGP350 to EGP400.

Dolce Ragusa

Also in Riyadh, Dolce Ragusa is a specialized Italian pastry that focuses on bringing the authentic Italian pastry experience to Riyadh. It offers Kunafa Ricotta cream and Cannoli Kunafa, which are a bit pricey as they range from EGP700 to EGP950.

Alhosni Sweets

With branches in UAE, Oman, and Qatar, Alhosni Sweets gives you Ramadan boxes that includes delicious basbosa and baklava along with various types of chocolate. Prices range from EGP480 to EGP970 and you can check their Instagram page for their new additions.

Each one of the shops listed provides something for everyone, regardless of whether you’re a big Konafa fan who likes it mixed chocolate and lotus or a traditionalist. So satisfy your sugar craving right away and let us know your favourite spot!

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