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Easy Almond Cake Recipe

Basbousa With Almonds Recipe

Enjoy the taste of this exotic Middle-Eastern Nestlé MILKMAID dessert soaked in a delectable rose and almond syrup.
  • Servings - 10
  • Preparation - 15 Min
  • Baking - 35 Min


  • 1 tinNestlé MILKMAID
  • 200 gmsMelted Butter
  • 1½ tspBaking Powder
  • 300 gmsSemolina/Suji
  • 100 gmsGround Almonds
  • 250 mlWater

For Sauce

  • 400 gmsSugar
  • 375 mlWater
  • 1 tspLemon Juice
  • 1 tbspRose Water
  • 2 tbspGrounded Almonds

How to make Basbousa With Almonds

  • Boil sugar and water in a saucepan. Simmer for 6-8 minutes. Remove from flame and stir in lemon juice, rosewater, and ground almonds. Keep it aside to cool.
  • Combine Nestlé MILKMAID, butter and baking powder and stir. Then add semolina/suji, grounded almond and water, and stir again. Pour & level mixture in a baking tin.
  • Bake at 190°C in preheated oven for 35 minutes till the top is golden. Remove from oven and pour the cooled sauce over the baked basbousa.
  • Place in the fridge to cool completely, cut into diamond shapes, and serve.
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