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qatayef pl (plural only)
- Sweet dumplings filled with cream or nuts, traditionally served in Arab communities during Ramadan.
- 2009 September 23, Anna Louie Sussman, “Yes, We Speak Cupcake”, in New York Times:
- AS a young student at the multinational Aramco school in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, Fadi Jaber, a son of Palestinian refugees, always preferred his American classmates’ cupcakes, brownies and chocolate chip cookies to his mother’s pastries: knafah, qatayef and baklawah.