Skip to content

Basboussa Recipe – Light and Airy

02/14/2014

MIL Screenshot 228

I feel loved. :-)

This is the anti- basboussa recipe.  This is for the people who like their basboussa like a fluffy cake.  For the noobs. Also, for me.  I don’t like my sweets tooo-too sweet, and this version I really like.  With the inclusion of coconut it really gives it a little something extra.  Again, from the fridge, with my coffee for breakfast – the second day.

Basboussa – The Light and Airy Version

1 1/2 c Semolina (We use rice to make the dessert GF. You can use wheat.)

1 1/2 c Coconut Powder (Flour)

1 c Butter – Melted and Cooled

1 c Greek Yogurt (Lebnah also fine.)

3/4 – 1 c Sugar

1t Baking Powder

Mix all ingredients together, bake in a prepped 9×12 pan @ 350 until golden brown.

Syrup

2c Sugar

2T Corn Syrup

1c Water

Juice of 1 Lemon

1/8t Vanilla Powder

Bring to a boil for 5 minutes.  (Khaled says turn it off as soon as it boils, but that never works for me.  I use 5 minutes.)

As soon as the basboussa cake comes out of the oven, ladle syrup over the top, saturating entire cake in pan.

About these ads
One Comment leave one →
  1. 02/25/2014 9:52 AM

    This isn’t like any of the recipes we’ve tried. Will let you know when we make it. Thanks Kristina.

Share Your Thoughts

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 419 other followers

%d bloggers like this: