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Sweet Basbousa Recipe

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A sweet semolina cake soaked in sugar syrup and often flavored with rose water or orange blossom water.

Yields: 8 servings

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes


  • Semolina
  • Yogurt
  • Sugar
  • Butter
  • Baking powder
  • Rose water or orange blossom water

Cooking Instructions:

  1. In a bowl, mix semolina, yogurt, sugar, melted butter, baking powder, and your preferred flavoring.
  2. Pour the mixture into a greased baking dish and smooth the top.
  3. Bake in the oven until golden brown.
  4. While still warm, pour a sugar syrup over the cake and let it soak.

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