Leyla's Middle Eastern Basbousa (Semolina Cake)

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marothia: "fine quite lumpy perhaps a bit more of milk" Read More
13Ingredients
85Minutes
560Calories

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (softened)
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups semolina (fine, sooji)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup yogurt (plain, or vanilla flavoured)
  • 15 almonds (blanched and split)
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons rose water
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
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    Directions

    1. Cream together butter, sugar, and vanilla essence until mix turns very light and becomes very light and fluffy.
    2. Add eggs to the butter mixture one at a time and beat very well. Set bowl aside.
    3. In a separate bowl, sift together semolina, baking powder, baking soda.
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    560Calories
    Sodium8% DV180mg
    Fat23% DV15g
    Protein16% DV8g
    Carbs34% DV102g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories560Calories from Fat140
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat15g23%
    Saturated Fat8g40%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol85mg28%
    Sodium180mg8%
    Potassium140mg4%
    Protein8g16%
    Calories from Fat140
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate102g34%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Sugars70g140%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C2%
    Calcium8%
    Iron10%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(1)

    marothia 6 months ago
    fine quite lumpy perhaps a bit more of milk