Thursday, November 19, 2009
Basbousa - Basbousa with Almond
Basbousa is a famous Arabic sweet. This Basbousa with Almond recipe is easy to make. Learn how to make the best basbousa.
1 cup butter or 200 g, melted
1 tin NESTLÉ® Sweetened Condensed Milk or 397 g
1½ teaspoons baking powder
2 cups semolina or 320 g
1 cup ground almonds or 100 g
1 cup water or 250 ml
For the syrup:
2 cups sugar or 400 g
1½ cups water or 375 ml
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon rose water
2 tablespoons ground almonds
Combine butter, NESTLÉ® Sweetened Condensed Milk and baking powder and stir well. Add semolina, ground almond and water and stir until well combined.
Pour and level mixture into 28cm x 24cm baking tin. Bake in a 190°C preheated oven for 35 minutes or until top is golden.
Remove from oven and pour all over the cooled syrup. Place in fridge to cool completely, cut into diamond shape and serve.
To prepare the syrup:
Add sugar and water to a saucepan. Bring to boil and simmer for 6-8 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice, rosewater and ground almond.
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