Coconut Basbousa (semolina cake)
Coconut Basbousa (semolina cake)

This kind of text will continue the topic associated with cakes and cake recipes. In our last two articles I have composed about the best cake recipes inside Poland. This time I will provide you some examples of the ideal recipes from the world. As usually I will be writing about truffles that are cheap, tasty and uncomplicated to prepare. So read this text message to the end and I’m certain that you will like the facts included in it.

Coconut Basbousa (semolina cake) The first pastry that I would like to existing comes from Germany. It’s chocolate cake that is very tasty. A great deal of people adore this cake. The particular German chocolate cake recipe includes chocolate, hot water, butter or margarine, sugar, eggs, flour, soda, buttermilk or clabber. It’s very special, because it style like chocolate, but you don’t include chocolate to it. You can furthermore add some additions like caramel and other things. As you can notice the ingredients are also very affordable and the cake is also very easy to prepare.

Mix the semolina, coconut, sugar, baking soda, and the butter in a large bowl. Use your hands to incorporate the butter with the other ingredients until mixed well. Add the yogurt and continue mixing with your hands until fully combined.

To get started with this recipe, we have to first prepare a few ingredients. You can have coconut basbousa (semolina cake) using 8 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you can achieve it.

The ingredients needed to make Coconut Basbousa (semolina cake):
  1. Get 2 cups semolina
  2. Get 1 cup desiccated coconut
  3. Make ready 1 cup ghee (clarified butter)
  4. Prepare 1 tin condensed milk (sweetened 397 gms)
  5. Prepare 1 & 1/4 cup water
  6. Make ready 1 tablespoon baking powder
  7. Get OPTIONAL: pinch of vanilla powder and pinch of cardamom powder
  8. Take SUGAR SYRUP : 3 cups water, 3/4 cup sugar, 1 lemon slice, few cardamom pods

At Comal in Denver, Vian Alnidawi and Sara Nassr have become known for their basbousa, a Middle Eastern semolina cake that's flecked with coconut and soaked in a sweet syrup. Basbousa Recipe aka Harissa Dessert (Middle Eastern Coconut Semolina Cake) Basbousa Cake, also known as Namoura or Harissa, is rich and dense with a rustic texture from semolina, and a sticky sweetness from rose or orange blossom-scented sugar syrup. A delicious coconut, yogurt and semolina/farina cake that gets sprinkled with nuts and drizzled with syrup to put the final seal of perfection. Basbousa/basboosa is a term in the Middle east that refers to a very sweet semolina - sort of- cake.

Steps to make Coconut Basbousa (semolina cake):
  1. Mix ghee and condensed milk. Add in semolina and coconut. Add cardamom powder, vanilla, baking powder. Finally add water and mix till smooth. Top with sliced almonds and pistachios if you have some. Let this mixture sit for atleast 30 minutes !
  2. Grease a rectangular wide baking dish. You don’t want the layer to be too thick. Pour in batter and bake in a pre heated oven for 30-35 mins at 190c. Turn the top on for the last 7-8 mins to brown the top. Basically there isn’t much cooking, just want the liquid to dry up so once a skewer inserted comes out clean, it should be good to go.
  3. Side by side, bring 3 cups of water to boil with 3/4 cups of sugar. Add squeeze of lemon juice and leave a lemon slice in. You can add some cardamom pods too. Boil for 7-8 minutes, you need about 2.5 cups of liquid. It doesn’t need to become a thick consistency! But it does need to be very hot when the basbousa comes out of the oven.
  4. Once basbousa is out of the oven, pour strained sugar syrup over it. All sides and in the Centre. Let it rest for about two hours. Then cut into squares or rectangles or even diamonds and enjoy!
  5. Serving tip: use cupcake liners / wrappers to serve individual pieces !

In a large bowl mix the sugar, semolina, and butter together. Add in the milk, orange blossoms water, baking powder, yogurt and mix well to obtain a thick sticky batter. Whisk together coconut, semolina flour, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl until combined. In a separate large bowl, whisk together eggs, sugar, and oil until light and fluffy. Add milk mixture and yogurt; stir to combine.

So that is going to wrap this up for this special food coconut basbousa (semolina cake) recipe. Here you can find ingredients that are integrated in all French cake recipes. These kinds of ingredients are cold water, salt, spread and flour. They are also very cheap. In my opinion you should try to prepare this cake. My partner and i recommend it.