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Hangop is an old Dutch dessert made from strained yoghurt or buttermilk. In the past when the milkman still sold fresh milk door to door, hangop was made  from milk that became sour and getting thick.

Culinary information


  • Full fat yoghurt 12500 ml
  • Oranges  3750 g
  • Caramel sweets 1875 g
  • Floral honey  300 g


  • Clean tea cloth
  • Strainer
  • Bowl
  • Knive
  • Food processor
  • Small oven dishes
  • Spoon
  • Grill

Preparation method

  1. Place the tea cloth in the strainer  and put the strainer above a bowl.
  2. Pour the yoghurt in the tea cloth. Fold up the cloth and let it strain for 8 hours.
  3. Chop the caramel sweets up in the food processor.
  4. Peel the oranges thickly down to the flesh. Then cut out the orange wedges between the fleeces.
  5. Preheat the grill on the highest stand.
  6. Put the orange wedges in the oven dishes and scoop some honey over it.
  7. Put the oven dishes in the grill for 2 minutes.
  8. Scoop some hangop over the grilled orange wedges and sprinkle the chopped caramel sweets over it.

Other aspects

  • Always wash your hands when preparing food.
  • Use a clean tea towel without detergent odors
  • Put the straining yoghurt in the fridge or other cooled room to avoid wastage
  • Be careful with and around sharp knives and hot grills
  • Hangop can only stay in the fridge for a couple days after preparation.


  • Contains: milk