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 for Basbousa With Almonds (Cake)

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

How to make Basbousa With Almonds (Cake)

  • 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.