Rava Cake (Basbousa)


This sweet is from ” Middle East Cuisine” and call it “Basbousa” very famous and prepared in all occasions, this cake is delicious and melting in mouth. Hope you’ll like ma recipe do try & let me know da feedback 🙂

Ingredient’s :

2 1/2 cup fine semolina (460 grm.)

1/2 cup flour (60 grm)

1 1/2 tbsp baking pwd.

1/2 cup coconut flakes (50 grms)

1 cup melted butter (200 grms.)

1 tsp orange blossom water / Rose

1 cup curd (113 grm)

100 grm sugar

(Optional raisins Badam almonds few).

Method :

Pour semolina in a bowl, add sugar, baking pwd, flour, coconut flakes, orange blossom water / rose water, butter, curd. Mix with hand can be (add 3 tbsp milk – if necessary) rest for 30 minutes. Preheat oven 350 and grease the pan, spread batter, make desire shape diamond or square, decorate with almond and bake for 30 – 45 minutes.


Sugar Syrup :

Sugar 1 1/2 cup ( 340 grm)

1 cup water ( 235 ml),

1 tsp. Orange blossom / rose water.

Method :

Mix sugar water simmer for 5 minutes add orange blossom water. After bke semolina cke pour this warm syrup over the hot basbousa & Enjoy 🙂


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