Ways to use sesame halva?

How would you use up a tub of plain halva, besides just snacking on it? The kind I have is Lebanese in origin and lightly flavored with marshmallow and geranium. Thanks!

  • Posted by: Kate K
  • May 31, 2016
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7 Comments

Lindsay-Jean H. June 1, 2016
There might be some ideas in here for you: https://food52.com/blog/16549-11-sweet-ways-to-use-tahini-and-halva
 
My F. June 1, 2016
(Disclaimer: I have never tried this, but...) If it is crumbly enough, I'd try adding it to a cookie/graham cracker pie crust. Especially this gluten free key-lime pie crust from the Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/pb/recipes/key-lime-pie/15069/

And the coconut in that recipe make me think it would be a great topping for a coconut cake as well.
 
Matilda L. June 1, 2016
If you're feeling ambitious, this tahini mousse pie looks delicious: http://food52.com/recipes/41913-tahini-mousse-pie
I'll be following this thread, too, even though I could inhale a container in one sitting! Thin slices are also good with a coffee in the afternoon.
 
QueenSashy May 31, 2016
This Ottolenghi recipe is very nice http://www.ottolenghi.co.uk/walnut-and-halva-cake-shop
 
Kate K. May 31, 2016
Thank you! That does look lovely.
 
dinner A. May 31, 2016
It's good as a topping for ice cream.
 
Kate K. May 31, 2016
It would be, but that hadn't occurred to me. Thank you.
 
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