Basboosa - Easy Semolina Cake

Recipe by Doraholix
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 9-12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • First make the cake:
  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Mix together flour, sugar, and baking powder very well in large bowl.
  • Melt butter, add into mixture.
  • Add yogurt into the mixture, mix well.
  • Add eggs, mix well again.
  • Beat mixture for 2 minutes til there are no lumps.
  • Pour into 9 X 13 inch baking pan brushed with very little oil.
  • Bake in middle rack of oven for 45 minutes.
  • While the cake bakes, prepare the syrup:
  • Mix 3 cups sugar & one cup water in a pot, put on stove on high heat.
  • Add in vanilla and cinnamon stick. Stir well.
  • Squeeze half lemon into mixture, drop the lemon itself in there after squeezing.
  • Mix well, let boil for 1 minute, remove from heat.
  • After cake is a golden color (after about 45 mins), remove from oven, and let cool for about 5 minutes.
  • Pour syrup onto the whole cake, let cool. Cut into as many pieces as you like.
  • Enjoy!
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