Basbousa With Almonds (Cake) Recipe

Enjoy the taste of this exotic Middle-Eastern MILKMAID dessert soaked in a delectable rose and almond syrup.

  • Servings - 10
  • Preparation - 15 min
  • Cooking - 35 min

Ingredients

  • 1
    Teaspoon Lemon Juice
  • 375 ml
    Water
  • 400 g
    Sugar
  • 250 ml
    Water
  • 100 g
    Ground Almonds
  • 320 g
    Semolina
  • 1 1/2
    Teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1 tin
    NESTLÉ MILKMAID
  • 2
    Tablespoons Ground Almonds
  • 1
    Tablespoon Rose Water
  • 200 g
    Melted Butter

  • Combine butter, NESTLÉ Milkmaid and baking powder. Stir, then add semolina, ground almond and water and stir again. Pour & level mixture in baking tin.
  • Bake at 190°C in preheated oven for 35 minutes till top is golden. Remove from oven and pour all over the cooled syrup.
  •  Place in fridge to cool completely, cut into diamond shapes and serve.

For syrup: Boil sugar and water in a saucepan. Simmer for 6-8 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice, rosewater and ground almonds.

 

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