Easy Greek Halvah


  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup sesame tahini (found in Arabic or Mediterranean markets)
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Cook sugar and milk in a sauce pot over medium heat to just under the soft-ball stage, to 230 degrees F.
  2. Remove from fire and add tahini and vanilla extract, but do not mix in immediately. Let it cool about 2 minutes.
  3. Beat with paddle or spoon for a few seconds and pour quickly into a buttered pan.

Source: Lior's Kitchen Talk