Basbousa - Eggless Cake | How to make Basbousa - Eggless Cake

By Anu Lahar  |  28th May 2016  |  
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About Basbousa - Eggless Cake Recipe

Basbousa is an Egyptian Semolina cake made with coconut, rose water, sugar syrup it is an eggless cake, topped with Almonds is truly delicious and easy to make.Cake recipe taken from Jayshree Nishchal.

Basbousa - Eggless Cake, a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by Anu Lahar. Basbousa - Eggless Cake is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Basbousa - Eggless Cake is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Basbousa - Eggless Cake by Anu Lahar is perfect to serve 10 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Basbousa - Eggless Cake.

Basbousa - Eggless Cake

Ingredients to make Basbousa - Eggless Cake

  • 1-Baking equipment used- one square rectangle baking dish can be made in round dish too
  • 2-For sugar Syrup -
  • Buttersugar 2 cups ( 400gms)
  • water. 1 1/2 cup( 375)
  • lemon Juice. 1Tblsp
  • Rose water. 1 Tsp
  • 3-For Cake-
  • Suji - 500 gms - 3 cups
  • sugar. -100gms -1/2 cup
  • Baking powder. -3/4 th tsp
  • 100gms or 1/3 cup of hot sugar syrup( from d syrup made with above mentioned ingredients)
  • Luke warm milk 1.5 Tblsp less than 1 cup ( 225)
  • almonds blanced 15- 20
  • butter to greased pan
  • butter. - 110 gms melted 1/2 cup

How to make Basbousa - Eggless Cake

  1. 1-First make the sugar syrup,add sugar and water in apot n bring to boil ,once it starts boiling add lemon juice to it,boil it for another 2 minutes,Switch off the flame and add rose water to it.
  2. 2-In a big bowl add semolina,desiccated coconut,sugar and baking powder mix them.
  3. 3-Add melted butter and 100 gms of sugar syrup prepared as above,mix them to just combine.
  4. 4-Add lukewarm milk to it ,mix everything together don' t overmix.
  5. 5-Grease a baking dish with butter,spread the mixture evenly into the greased baking dish use ur hands to press gently to form a smooth top.Cover the dish with cling film and keep it at room temp.for 4-6 hours.
  6. 6-Preheat oven at 180 d celcius
  7. 7-Cut the basbousa into diamond shape with a sharp knife dipped into the water.Place blanched almonds on every diamond shape and press gently.
  8. 8-Bake the Basbousa in preheated oven for 20- 25 minutes until done.
  9. 9-To get the golden colour on thetop broil them( afterbake)untill thegrill for 2-3 minutes or until u see a nice golden crust on top.
  10. 10-Pour the cold syrup on Basbousa as soon as it comesout of the oven.Let it cool and soak all the surup before serving.
  11. 11-Enjoy an Egyptian semolina cake

My Tip:

Soak semolina step for 4-6 hours it will rise.

Reviews for Basbousa - Eggless Cake (1)

Harmandeep Kaur2 years ago

Interesting recipe:)
Anu Lahar
a year ago
Thanx @Harmandeep Kaur

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