Basbousa is a traditional bake for Egypt and much popular in the Middle Eastern Countries. It is made from Semolina and then soaked in sugar syrup and served.
Last Bake-e-thon when sapana posted Basbousa I was so much impressed by the simplicity of the recipe as it is eggless and very simple. I booked marked it right there and today is the right day to present it. Now let’s get started.
B for Basbousa from Egypt
Recipe Cuisine: Egypt | Recipe Category :Bakes
Prep Time: 15 mins | Bake Time : 20 mins | Serves: 4 |Author :Sharmila
Semolina – 1 ¼ cup
Butter melted – ¼ cup
Curd / Yogurt – ¼ cup
Water – ½ cup
Baking powder – ½ tsp
Condensed milk – ½ tin
For Sugar Syrup:
Sugar – ¾ cup
Water – ½ cup
Lemon Juice – ½ tsp
Step by step Method with pictures:
1. In a mixing bowl add in Curd and condensed milk, then add in melted butter.
2. Next add Water and Baking powder whisk everything together.
3. Finally add in Semolina and then fold everything together. Prepare a cake pan by greasing it with butter and then dusting it with flour finally line with a parchment paper.
4. Now pour the prepared batter to the baking pan. Preheat the oven at 180 Deg C for about 10 mins and then bake at 180 Deg C for about 20 mins or until a toothpick when inserted comes out clean.
Pour the sugar syrup over the cooled Basbousa and then slice and serve.
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