Hungarian food

Kurtosh kalach

Kürtőskalács, Kürtős kalács
Hungarian traditional sweet pastry made from cylinder yeast dough. During baking, sprinkle with sugar, it is caramelized, then rolled out in cinnamon or cocoa, coconut, chocolate or ground nuts.


Palacsinta, Palatschinke, Pancake
The thin pancakes made of flour, eggs, milk, salt, sugar and soda. There may be a variety of fillings, sweet and savory (meat, mushrooms, cheese, jam).


Rétes, Strudel
The traditional confection of soft and elastic dough with a large variety of fillings: apples, cherries, cheese, nuts or poppy seeds.


Marcipán , Marzipan
The traditional confection of almond flour and sugar syrup. Make a variety of candies, figures for cakes and pastries. Can be stuffed without, pour chocolate or a variety of glazes.

Dobos torte

Dobos torte, Dobosh
The traditional cake named after the author Jozsef Dobosh dessert. Prepared with biscuit translated chocolate cream and caramel icing.


Kifli, Crescent
Bakery pastry dough in a crescent with sweet fillings: grated poppy seeds with sugar, jam or grated nuts.


Krémes, Cremeschnitte
Popular cake in Hungary, puff pastry, vanilla cream and whipped cream. It is also popular in other European countries: Serbia, Croatia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia and Slovenia.


Madártej, Floating island, Bird's milk
Popular in Hungary dessert with meringue, custard and vanilla. The dish is served chilled.


Bejgli, Poppy seed roll
Friable pastry dough wrapped stuffed with roasted poppy seeds with sugar or walnuts.

Makosh Guba

Mákos Guba, Makówki, Mákos gubó
Hungarian white bread dessert is layered with layers of grated poppy seeds and filled with warm milk. It can be flavored with sugar, honey, vanilla, cinnamon or rum.


Fánk, Bagel
Hungarian pastry made from yeast dough, inside with jam, fried in a large amount of oil. After cooling, sprinkle with powdered sugar.


Gesztenyepüré, Chestnut puree
One of the most popular and beloved desserts in Hungary, chestnuts boiled in milk and vanilla blended in mashed potatoes. Served with lots of whipped cream.


Túrógombóc, Cottage Cheese Dumplings
Hungarian dessert of cottage cheese, flour, eggs and sugar. With cheese dough and form small balls fried in a lot of oil until golden brown. Served with sour cream and powdered sugar.

Somloi galuska

Somlói galuska, Somló
The most famous traditional Hungarian dessert made of several layers of biscuit dough, custard, whipped cream and syrup.


Lekvár , Jam
Very thick ripe fruit jam: apricot, peach, strawberry, plum, prunes, raspberries, cherries, and apples. Adds to a variety of pastries and cakes.

Gundel palacsinta

Gundel palacsinta, Gundel pancake,Gundel crêpe
Traditional Hungarian dessert. Pancakes with chocolate sauce, walnuts, raisins and rum. Chocolate sauce prepared with egg yolks, whipped cream and cocoa.


Traditional Hungarian dessert with five thin layers of dough, made with walnuts, poppy seeds, apples and plum jam. It is cut into small cubes because it is very fine.

Arany Galushka

Aranygaluska, Arany Galushka
Traditional Hungarian dessert baked balls of dough, run-a mixture of sugar and chopped nuts. They can cook with apricot jam, raisins or nuts with cinnamon instead.

Kakaos Csiga

Kakaos Csiga, Csokoládés tekerge
Hungarian snail-shaped pastry bun with nut, white chocolate, hazelnut and cocoa filling. Top with powdered sugar.


Traditional Hungarian cuisine dough made from flour, eggs and boiled potatoes inside with plum or cheese filling.


Popular Hungarian six-layer cake. Each layer is smeared with cocoa cream. When served, sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Esterhazy torte

Eszterházy torta, Eszterházy torte
One of the most famous Hungarian desserts. The cake consists of several layers of dough and walnut cream between them, the top covered with fudge, a chocolate almond flavor.