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Basbusa (Eastern Sweet)

Basbusa (Eastern Sweet)
6–8 servings

160 g of Makfa wheat flour

1 packet of baking powder

200 g of packaged Makfa semolina

460 g of sugar

150 of coconut shavings

3 g of vanilin

250 ml of buttermilk

1 egg

230 ml of vegetable oil

125 ml of water

juice and zest of 1/2 lemon

50 g of pistachios

1 hour


Additional properties For kids


1. Mix the dry ingredients in a bowl: the flour, the baking powder, the semolina, 230 g of sugar, the coconut shavings and the vanilin.

2. In another bowl mix the buttermilk, the egg and the sunflower oil. Mix the dry and the liquid ingredients and mix.

3. Place a thin layer of dough into a baking form. Heat the oven to 180°С and bake the basbusa for 40 minutes.

4. Meanwhile prepare the syrup. Mix the remaining sugar and water, cook for 5-6 minutes. Then add 2 tbsp of lemon juice and the zest.

5. Cut the hot pie into small squares, pour over with the syrup and serve.

Cuisine Middle East cuisine
Dish type Desserts and Baking