Basbousa is a semolina(rava) cake popular in the Middle East .This is one of the easy christmas recipe which you can make it very quickly. This eggless basousa recipe can be replaced with eggs if you want to make it with egg, and the coconut can be replaced with coarse semolina. The cake itself is not too sweet but it is soaked with a sugar syrup scented with rose water.i have already posted rava cake recipe but this basbousa and rava cake recipe is not the same as both of these has different flavors.
This is long time pending cake from me that i have promised a reader to post before Christmas, some how i managed to post it,here is the recipe of eggless basbousa.
Before start doing this cake please check how to blanch almonds it will help you.You can make this cake mix and refrigerate overnight to serve next day or just before the guest arrives.
|Easy Eggless Basbousa Recipe | Simple Eggless Semolina Cake Recipe
Author : Premalatha Aravindhan Category: Dessert Baking Time: 30-40 mins
Baking Pan size : 9″x13″ (23cm x 33cm) Temperature:180 degree
1 and 1/2 cup semolina
2/3 cup sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1 cup curd
2/3 cup butter
1 cup desiccated coconut
2 tsp vanilla essence
10-15 blanced almonds
2 cups Sugar
1 and 1/2 cups water
1/4 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp rose water