Semolina Turmeric Cake (Sfoof)

Semolina Turmeric Cake (Sfoof)

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"A Lebanese dessert that is not overly sweet. It is pleasing to the American palate due to it's lack of rose water and orange blossom essence, found in most Middle Eastern desserts. Sahteyn! (bon appetit!)"

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 263 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 10.2 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 39.3g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 4 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 70 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9 inch round baking pan.
  2. In a small bowl, mix semolina, flour, turmeric and baking powder. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, stir milk and sugar until sugar is dissolved. Add flour mixture and oil and beat with an electric beater at medium speed for 5 minutes. This step is essential, do not use any shortcuts.
  4. Pour into a prepared 9 inch round pan. Sprinkle top with pine nuts. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 25 to 35 minutes, or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out dry.
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My whole family really enjoyed this recipe!! Its very yummy!! The younger ones put syrup on top to make it even sweeter.

AWESOME CAKE. I love Middle Eastern cooking, and the turmeric is such a pleasant surprise. Shukran :)

I followed the recipe exactly and it turned out delicious! As I grow older I'm getting more and more turned off of overly sweet desserts, so this was perfect. I love the taste of turmeric, but i...