Basbousa Cake Recipe

basbousa cake recipe
Mix semolina, sugar, yogurt, baking powder, all purpose flour, ground coconut, eggs, vanilla essence and melted butter together in a bowl.

how to make basbousa
Grease an ovenproof dish with butter; spread mixture across the dish.

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Make cuts with knife as shown in the picture.

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Place a peeled almond on each cake piece.

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Bake in pre-heated oven on 180 degrees.

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Remove from oven when baked.

how to make basbousa cake
Cook sugared water in a pan; when cooked thick, add lemon juice.

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Pour the syrup over basbausa cakes.

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Serve in a dish.

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Basbousa Cake Recipe with Semolina in English


  • Baking Powder: 1/2 teaspoon
  • Semolina: 2.5 cups
  • All-purpose flour: 1/2 cup
  • Yogurt: 1 cup
  • Icing Sugar: 1/2 cup
  • Crushed Coconut: 1 cup
  • Eggs: 2 pcs
  • Butter: 200 grams (melted)
  • Vanilla Essence: 1 teaspoon
  • Peeled Almonds: as much required

For Sugary Syrup:

Sugar: 1/2 cup
Water: 1 cup
Lemon: 2 tablespoons


Preparing Syrup:

Cook sugar with water in a pan; when cooked, it should become thick. Add lemon juice. Syrup is ready.

Preparing Cake:
  1. Mix semolina, yogurt, all-purpose flour, baking powder, crushed coconut, icing sugar, vanilla essence and butter
    together in a bowl and mix thoroughly.
  2. Preheat oven at 180 degrees. Grease an ovenproof dish with butter and spread the mixture throughout the dish.
  3. Make cuts using knife in order to form cake pieces. Place an almond on each piece.
  4. Place in oven at 180 degrees (it will take around 30 minutes to bake).
  5. Check with knife if baked. Once baked, switch on the top stove of oven so the cake gets brownish color from the
  6. When ready, remove from oven, pour sugary syrup over the cake pieces.
  7. Basbausa cake is ready. Serve and enjoy!


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Today, I am going to share about how to make basbousa cake with semolina at home. I have prepared a step by step pictorial recipe for you girls.

Basbousa cake is a nice sweet-smelling made with baking powder, semolina, all-purpose flour, yogurt, sugar and crushed coconut powder. Basbousa is one of the most popular Egyptian dessert recipes. It provides a light sweet butty to have with evening tea or to push into your kid's lunch box. With its unique ingredients it make a difference as compared to other cakes in town.

Here are more cake recipes to try at home as well as a very delicious almond cake recipe.

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Basbousa Cake Recipe I made it for the first time and everyone from children to grandparents loved it this is the simple dish I must try that is one of the best dishes I am actually so excited yet to try this recipe with the some ingredients with the lote of taste to make it I found this recipes its awosome thanks

  • Haajira, Narowal
  • Nov 13, 2018

Basbousa cake recipe that is provided here is absolutely the best thing I have come across to on the Internet today. I am very happy with the easy tutorial!

  • Niba, lahore
  • Sep 10, 2018

Basbousa, wow, it is a new dish for me, I like such sweet dishes especially I like sweet dishes from Arabian cuisines a lot. Another delicious one is baklava that I like a lot. It is very good sweet.

  • Sidra, Sharjah
  • Oct 28, 2017

Have heard lot about basbousa cakes, I think it belongs to UAE cuisine. Available in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah. Thanks for making it possible for us to make this cake at home. Let me gather all ingredients required.

  • Neeli, Karachi
  • Oct 18, 2017

Thanks since Basbusa give me a headach through your exprience I made it Thurber up

  • Naomi w, Dubai
  • Mar 10, 2017

Although, i shall make basbousa with this recipe however may i know about a bakery where i can get it immediately? I am looking for basbousa , today and looking for it at some bakery with home delivery service..

  • Adeela, Lahore
  • Jan 16, 2017

Without oven kesy bnay ga?

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  • Jan 13, 2017

basbousa cake is a tasty Arabic dish , I liked it the day I ate it first time. Recently, I saw a bakery banner promoting basbousa cake as their new product. Now it is also offered at different bakeries.

  • Qurat ul Ain, Karachi
  • Dec 23, 2016

Can u tell me the microwave recipe of basbousa cake..???

  • Fatima, Thatta
  • Jun 28, 2016

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