Basbosa cake

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mrs.mom

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This is the recipe of Basbosa cake. It is a well known dessert in Egypt. I hope you enjoy it.
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Ingredients:

  • 2 cups semolina
  • 5 tablespoons powder milk
  • 1 cup fine sugar
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup cream or 1 cup mixed nuts for filling
  • Syrup Ingredients:
  • 2 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • juice from 1 lemon
Preparation:

  • Prepare syrup first. Dissolve the sugar in water in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Once the syrup begins to boil. Reduce heat and allow to slowly boil for about 8-10 minutes. Add the juice of lemon then remove from heat and set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease and flour a 9x12 baking dish.
  • In a large bowl, mix the milk, semolina, baking powder, water,butter, sugar, egg and vanilla until you have a smooth mix
  • Pour half the mixture into the baking dish and smooth with spoon
  • Now add the filling either cream or mixed nuts
  • Cover the filling with the rest of the mix and smooth with spoon
  • Place in the oven for 25-30 min.or until it turns brown
  • When removed from the oven, pour the cool syrup on top of the hot basbosa. Take care to pour on every part.
  • Leave the basbosa to cool down for 15 min. then start to cut it as the above picture
  • Sprinkle some minced pistachio on top as garnish
 
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Zereh

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Yum! That's two for two today, Mrs.Mom! Do you happen to have room for one more "kid" at your house? :LOL:
 

Bolas De Fraile

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Thanks Mom, I will definetly give your recipe a try when I stop my diet, I bet you make a good ba ba Ganuj your recipe and method please:)
 

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