June 7, 2014 WOE Staff

Basboosa – Easy Sudanese Cake Recipe

Basboosa is a Sudanese semolina cake. Here is a quick recipe you can make in minutes.

Prep Time 15 minutes    Bake Time 45 minutes

Ingredients

1 cup semolina flour
1 cup yogurt
1 cup sugar
1 cup butter
2 tablespoons baking powder
2 beaten eggs
Syrup
3 cups sugar
1 cup water
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 lemons or 1/2 lime
1 cinnamon stick
Directions:
1
First make the cake:.
2
Preheat oven to 350.
3
Mix together flour, sugar, and baking powder very well in large bowl.
4
Melt butter, add into mixture.
5
Add yogurt into the mixture, mix well.
6
Add eggs, mix well again.
7
Beat mixture for 2 minutes til there are no lumps.
8
Pour into 9 X 13 inch baking pan brushed with very little oil.
9
Bake in middle rack of oven for 45 minutes.
10
While the cake bakes, prepare the syrup:.
11
Mix 3 cups sugar & one cup water in a pot, put on stove on high heat.12Add in vanilla and cinnamon stick. Stir well.

13
Squeeze half lemon into mixture, drop the lemon itself in there after squeezing.
14
Mix well, let boil for 1 minute, remove from heat.
15
After cake is a golden color (after about 45 mins), remove from oven, and let cool for about 5 minutes.
16
Pour syrup onto the whole cake, let cool. Cut into as many pieces as you like.
Recipe courtesy of food.com
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