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MILKMAID Basbousa

TOTAL TIME
50 MIN
PREP 15MIN
COOK 35MIN
SERVINGS 15
icon INGREDIENTS
Milkmaid
390 g
Butter
225 g
Baking Powder
5 g
Semolina
340 g
Water
250 ml
Ground Cashew
150 g
For Sugar Syrup:
Sugar
240 g
Water
250 ml
Lime Juice
1 tbsp
Rosewater
1 tbsp
Ground Cashew
2 tbsp
icon DIRECTIONS

Step 1

In a pan add butter and allow it to melt, next add MILKMAID and baking powder and stir well.

Step 2

Then add the semolina, ground cashew and water, stirring well constantly until combined.

Step 3

Line a tray with butter and oil paper and pour the mixture into this tray.

Step 4

Bake in a 190°C preheated oven for 35 minutes or until golden

Step 5

For the syrup, add sugar and water to a saucepan, bring this to a boil and simmer for 6 -8 minutes

Step 6

Turn off the heat and stir in the lime juice, rosewater and ground cashew

Step 7

Remove the basbousa from the oven and pour cooled syrup all over the cake

Step 8

Place in the fridge to cool completely and cut in to diamond shaped slices and garnish with cashews and serve.

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