Tuesday, December 29, 2009
Basbousa is a traditional Egyptian desserts. This recipe consists of cream, sugar, milk, vanilla powder, baking powder, butter, semolina, and almonds. Enjoy Arabian desserts and learn how to make best Basbousa.
Preparation time : 20 minutes | Cooking time : 40 minutes
1 tin NESTLÉ® Cream or 170 g
1 cup sugar or 200 g
2¾ cups milk or 690 ml
2 teaspoons vanilla powder
2 teaspoons baking powder
¾ cup butter or 150 g, melted
5 cups semolina or 800 g
½ cup almonds or 70 g, halved
For the syrup:
1¾ cups water or 440 ml
2½ cups sugar or 500 g
2 tablespoons rose water
Combine NESTLÉ® Cream , sugar, milk, vanilla powder, baking powder and butter. Stir until sugar dissolves.
Add semolina to the milk cream mixture and stir until well combined.
Grease a 35cm x 28cm oven tray with butter. Pour semolina mixture in and arrange the surface at one level then decorate with almond halves.
Bake in 175°C preheated oven for 35-40 minutes or until the top is golden brown.
Remove from oven and pour the syrup equally.
Set aside to cool, use a sharp knife to cut in square or diamond patterns and serve.
To prepare the syrup:
Boil water and sugar for 5-6 minutes, remove from heat, stir with rose water and allow cooling to room temperature.
Recipes related to Basbousa:
Nammoura | Nummoora | Knafeh | Basbousa with Almond | Basbousa with Yogurt Recipe | Basbousa with Pistachio Recipe