Namora (Semolina Cake - Baklava)

Recipe by Sascha
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READY IN: 55mins
YIELD: 24 pieces
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cream the butter and one cup sugar. Stir in a 1/2 cup water.
  • Sift together the semolina, baking powder, and stir into the butter mixture to form a smooth batter.
  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Lightly grease an 8-by-12-inch cake pan and pour in the batter. Spread it evenly with the back of a spoon and then score across the top of the cake. Place an almond in the center of each diamond.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 35-40 minutes, when the cake should be firm and lightly browned.
  • Combine three cups sugar, lemon juice, and water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes or until slightly thickened. Cool.
  • Pour cooled syrup, spoonfuls at a time, over the hot cake. Stop when the cake will not absorb any more and set the cake aside to cool before serving.
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