Bhappa Doi ( Baked Yogurt ) with Spiced Orange Syrup

Bhappa Doi-Baked Yogurt with Spiced Orange Syrup - A traditional Bengali dessert with a twist, in this recipe baked yogurt is served with an exotic spiced orange syrup! The good thing about this dessert is that it can be made ahead. 

It is always great to end the year on a high and sweet note, and my recipe Bhappa Doi with  Spiced Orange Syrup is totally perfect for this occasion as Citrus and Spices both are booming in the winter season. A dessert which is Luscious and moreish and tastes so divine ! Aromatic and Spiced Orange syrup lends totally a new dimension to this beautiful dessert which is only made with 3 ingredients. It looked and tasted phenomenal on the table once it was jazzed up with Spiced Orange syrup, lightly toasted pistachios, edible flowers and fresh mint. This time of the year citrus and spice flavours work so well with each other.

Bhappa Doi ( Steamed and baked Yogurt ) is a classic Bengali sweet ( dessert ) and can be prepared with few ingredients, which are all dairy products. There are two way you can prepare this dessert, traditional way or cheat , both tastes delicious so obviously I chose to cheat :) This dessert would be excellent for parties and get together as it can be prepared in advance. The beauty about this dessert is that it can be made individual in small ramekins or small skillet ( I used small cast iron skillet ).

We are a great fan of Bangali sweets, Bangali cuisine is mostly famous for their delectable desserts. Ras Gulla and Ras malai


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Bengali Indian
Yield: 4 servings

Bhappa Doi ( Baked Yogurt ) with Spiced Orange Syrup

Bhappa Doi-Baked Yogurt with Spiced Orange Syrup - A traditional Bengali dessert with a twist, in this recipe baked yogurt is served with an exotic spiced orange syrup!
prep time: 10 minscook time: 1 hour and 15 minstotal time: 1 hours and 25 mins


Bhappa Doi (Baked Yogurt)
  • 1 cup full fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 tin condensed milk
  • 3 tbsp. full fat milk powder or whole milk
  • 50 ml fresh orange juice
  • 25 g sugar
  • 1 tbsp. whole spice ( cinnamon, star anise, green cardamom, cloves )
  • 1-2 oranges
  • 2 tbsp. roughly chopped roasted pistachio nuts
  • 1 tbsp. edible mellow flowers


Bhappa Doi ( Baked Yogurt)
  1. Preheat the oven to gas mark 4, 180C or 350F.
  2. Combine all the baked yoghurt ingredients in a bowl and pour into individual oven-proof ramekins or cast iron skillet which is oven proof.
  3. Place the filled ramekins or skillet in a big roasting tray and fill the tray with hot water to about 3/4 of the way up the sides.
  4. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until yoghurt starts getting little golden on the sides. ( Mine took about 55 minutes )
  5. Turn off the oven and let the yoghurt set overnight in the oven.
  6. In the morning cover with tight foil and leave it in the refrigerate to chill.
  1. To make an orange syrup, peel orange skin then slice into rounds.
  2. Place orange juice, sugar and spices into a saucepan.
  3. Bring it to boil and let it simmer until the syrup gets thicker.
  4. It will take about 8-10 minutes.
  5. Set aside to cool completely.
  6. Arrange orange slices on top of the set yohgurt, spoon spiced orange syrup on top if it and garnish with chopped pistachio nuts and edible flower.
  7. Enjoy!


I did use 200g sweetened condensed milk.
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For Spiced Orange Syrup recipe adopted from here

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