Salep – Hot Turkish Drink

Salep is a quite a pleasant drink that’s best served hot and it’s great if you want something sweet to warm you up during the cold days.
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Turkey
Keyword: Cinnamon, milk
Servings: 1


  • Cinnamon
  • 250 ml Milk
  • 1 tbsp Cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp Sugar


  • Place the milk, cornstarch (or rice flour) and sugar in a small pan and bring it to a boil while constantly stirring with a small whisk or a spoon.
  • Cook the salep
  • Once the mixture comes to a boil, reduce the heat to low and cook it for 40-60 seconds while stirring constantly and turn off the heat.
  • Sprinkle some cinnamon.
  • Pour the hot Salep in a cup, sprinkle some cinnamon on top and enjoy.

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