This recipe is a traditional Middle Eastern sweet cake that originated in Egypt, although it is also popular in other countries Moroco.Easy and quick recipe to prepare.This recipe is good in taste.It is a type of dessert.Sweet in taste.
STEP 1.Mix the semolina, flour, coconut, sugar & baking powder together in a mixing bowl. On other hand let the butter melt and beat the egg.
STEP 2.Then add the milk, beaten egg, melted butter, and almond extract to the dry mixture and mix until connected and creamy. Prepare an 8×11 pan. Generously butter the pan and transfer the mixture into the baking pan.
STEP 3.Using a sharp object, cut the basbousa into diamond or kite shapes.
STEP 4.Preheat the oven to 350°f and bake the basbousa for 30-40 minutes or until golden brown. Retrace the cuts made prior to baking with a sharp object.
STEP 5.Making the syrup bring to boiling point the water, sugar & lemon juice. Once the syrup reaches the pique point, reduce the heat to medium-low and let it simmer for at least 5-6 minutes. Once the syrup condenses a little bit by simmering it, add the rose water and let the syrup simmer again for another 1-2 minutes. Transfer the syrup into a jug and let it cool off.
STEP 6.Soaking the cake with syrup pour the syrup on the basbousa and decorate with shredded coconut.
calories per serving
139 g Fat60 g Protein400 g Carbs43 g FiberOther
Vitamins & Minerals
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment