Basbousa Cake With Cream Filling | Semolina Cake Drizzled With Syrup

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Basbousa Cake With Cream Filling

Basbousa Cake With Cream Filling is on the menu in Book recipe, and we are going to teach you how to make this delicious recipe from scratch!

This is a famous Middle Eastern dessert, there are many different varieties and recipes.

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Basbousa Cake With Cream Filling
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Basbousa Cake With Cream Filling

Rating: 5.0/5
( 2 voted )
Serves: 12 Prep Time: Cooking Time: Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat


Basbousa batter

  • 1 cup coarse semolina
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup natural yogurt
  • 3/4 cup veg oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Cream filling :

  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup double cream
  • 4 tbsp cornflour

Syrup :

  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups water


  1. Bake in a preheated oven at 180C / 350F for 30 mins or until golden brown.
  2. Decorate as desired, you can decorate with raw almonds before baking, or sprinkle with desiccated coconut or pistachios. Here I sprinkled some pistachios and added some rose tea buds.
  3. Can be served warm or cold.
  4. Store in the refrigerator.
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I’d like to thank Auntie Asra for sharing this special recipe with me ❤️

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