Posted July 23, 2020
Serves: 8
Time: 40 mins

Give this tender and delicous Basbousa cake a try, best served with tea or coffee.


2½ cups semolina

1/2 cup thin semolina (ferkha flour)

50 g butter

2 eggs

½ cup sugar

1 ½ teaspoons instant yeast

1 ½ teaspoons baking powder

1 ½ teaspoons grated lemon rind



2 cups sugar

1 cup water

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 tablespoon orange blossom water

How to Cook:

Mix all of the ingredients together.

Put them in an oiled tray, cut the top into square shape

Bake in the oven at 200 degrees C for half an hour.


Combine the sugar and water in a pan and boil the mixture while stirring. When it thickens, add the orange blossom water and lemon juice.

Spread it over the baked Basbousa.

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