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Makos guba - Hungarian Christmas dessert

Recipe: Mákos guba - Hungarian Christmas dessert

Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Hungarian
Servings 8


  • 3 baguettes or similar amount of white bread, 30 cm each
  • 700 ml milk
  • 100 g ground poppy seeds
  • 75 g sugar


  • Break the bread in pieces
  • Heat up the milk
  • Mix poppy seeds with sugar and stir it with the bread
  • Toss everything together so that the bread get soaked and coated with sugar and poppy seeds
  • The quick version is ready just like that, but you can also bake it in the oven for around 20 min. A common addition if you bake it in the oven is vanilla custard