Basbousa With Almonds Recipe

Add to the sweetness of your Ramadan moments with this Basbousa with Almonds. This a quick and easy dessert recipe to relish with your family and friends. 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

Ingredients for Basbousa With Almonds

  • 1 tin Nestlé MILKMAID
  • 200 gms Melted Butter
  • 1½ tsp Baking Powder
  • 300 gms Semolina/Suji
  • 100 gms Ground Almonds
  • 250 ml Water

For Sauce

  • 400 gms Sugar
  • 375 ml Water
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tbsp Rose Water
  • 2 tbsp Grounded 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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