Namurrah or Cream of Wheat Cake

Recipe by TommyGato
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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    cups cream of wheat, uncooked
  • 2
    cups sugar
  • 2
    cups yogurt, plain
  • 2
    teaspoons baking powder
  • 2
    teaspoons vanilla
  • 12
    cup almonds, slivered or sliced
  • 1
    cup coconut, shredded (optional)
  • For the Topping Syrup
  • 1
    cup sugar
  • 12
    cup water
  • 1
    teaspoon orange blossom water (optional) or 1/8 teaspoon orange essence (optional)
  • 1
    tablespoon lemon juice
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DIRECTIONS

  • Butter or grease a 9" x 13" pan and preheat oven to 425F (Note: Use an 8" x 8" pan for a half recipe).
  • In a large bowl, stir dry ingredients, the cream of wheat, sugar, baking powder, until well combined--then add yogurt and vanilla (and coconut, if desired) and stir until thoroughly blended.
  • Pour into prepared cake pan and sprinkle with almonds.
  • Bake about 30 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • While baking, heat 1 c sugar and 1/2 c water to boiling on stove and remove from heat after it boils for a minute or two--then stir in the lemon juice (and orange blossom water or essence).
  • When cake is still warm, pour syrup over top.
  • Serve warm or cold.
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