Kuwaiti Saffron Cardamom Cake

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

Posted for a call for Kuwaiti recipes in NA*ME forum. Originally posted on http://yasmeen-healthnut.blogspot.com with gorgeous photos!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oven to 350°F Grease a round 8-inch cake pan with light butter and line with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl whisk together the egg white until light and fluffy with soft peaks.Using spatula gently fold in the syrup used or the sugar along with cardamom and turmeric.
  3. Beat the yolk separately in another mixing bowl with the butter milk,the saffron infused milk and the oil.
  4. Sift together the flours and baking powder together in to a large mixing bowl, then slowly fold in the egg white mixture and york mixture.
  5. Pour in the prepared pan and sprinkle the top with the nuts.Bakes for about 25 minutes until the top is light brown in color.
  6. Cool completely and slice.
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I used whole wheat flour and brown sugar. It was a very nice cake, not too rich but still wonderfully tasty. Thank you for sharing. I will mage it again as it brings lovely MENA flavor and taste into my kitchen. Made during Ramadan Tag Game 2010.

Iceland August 24, 2010