Treat yourself and your guests with a popular middle eastern dessert that will fascinate your taste buds with this super sweet moist satisfying coconut cake that is so homely and delicious!
It’s a delectable upgrade from your normal home-made sponge or vanilla cake.
Let me introduce you to your next favorite cake.
It’s very easy to prepare as it needs regular cake ingredients: eggs, oil, sugar, vanilla, flour, baking powder, just add semolina, shredded coconut and yogurt to the list this time.
Let’s get started!
Preheat the oven at 180 degrees
- 1 cup flour
- 1 cup semolina
- 1 cup shredded coconut
- 1 tbsp baking powder
- ¾ cup white sugar
Mix Mix Mix!
In another bowl:
- 4 Eggs
- 1 tsp of vanilla
- ¾ cup oil
- 1 cup yogurt
- 1tbsp vinegar
Whip Whip Whip!
Then add them together mix well and Done! You should have unique mixture of the coconut cake.
Prepare the Sugar syrup:
- 1 and a half cups of Sugar
- 1 cup of water
- Zist of lemon
Grease your pan with oil and sprinkle flour on all corners on it then put in the mixture into the oven for 30 minutes.
When done, sprinkle some coconut shavings or shreds then turn on the oven from above for 10 mins to give it that nice golden colour.
Pour the syrup all over the hot cake evenly.
Leave for a couple of hours then ENJOYYYYY!
Indulge in this delicious Basbousa “coconut cake”’s unique taste and texture.
2 Comments Add yours
what size pan was used for this cake ?
Did this a while ago but i’d say 9 x 2 inches so a medium to large round pan was used for this recipe 🙂