A Simple, Refreshing, Anytime (Madzoon, aka Yogurt) Dessert

Have you had a chance to make our recipe for homemade yogurt? or Sita Jebelian’s microwave oven method for making yogurt? No? It
doesn’t matter. You can still enjoy this simple, refreshing recipe using a
good-quality, store-bought variety.

This dessert is satisfying anytime, day or night,
throughout the year.

If you’re looking for others ways to ‘keep cool with madzoon’ this summer, click here, and enjoy! 

Homemade madzoon topped with chopped fresh cherries, pecans and a honey drizzle

Madzoon (Yogurt) with Honey, Fruit and Nuts
Yield: 2 servings

1 cup plain yogurt, homemade (preferred) or good quality
1 tsp. vanilla
½ tsp. cinnamon
A drizzle of honey
¼ cup seasonal fruit (fresh berries, cherries, peaches, or
dried fruit, such as currants, or apricots)
3 Tbsp. walnuts, pecans or pistachios, chopped

 1. Mix together
yogurt, vanilla, cinnamon and honey. (Note: honey can be drizzled on top before serving.)

2. Chill until ready to serve.
3. Just before serving, gently fold in nuts and fruit- or
just sprinkle them on top.

Note: For this recipe I used
homemade madzoon, fresh cherries and chopped pecans… Delicious!
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  1. Unknown July 16, 2013 at 11:24 pm

    Came across your site looking for a meatball recipe my mother in law used to make(lots of cumin and garlic). I married into an Armenian family many yrs ago and learned a lot of your traditional recipes. They are to this day my favorites. I'm sharing your web site with my daughter, she will enjoy it as much as I do.

    1. Robyn July 17, 2013 at 6:54 pm

      Hi Linda,
      So glad you found us-and-thanks for sharing our website with others! Did you find the meatball recipe you were searching for? If not, email me: robyn@thearmeniankitchen.com, and I'll see what I can do for you.


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