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Basbousa Recipe

Arabic Desserts

  • 45Mins
  • Easy
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  • Preparation time: 00:10
  • Cooking time: 00:35
  • Freezing time:
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  • 8
  • 1 cup of butter(melted)
  • 1 tin of NESTLÉ Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 1 teaspoon of Baking powder
  • 2 cups of Semolina
  • 1.5 cups of Pistachio nuts

For the syrup:

  • 2 cups of Sugar
  • 1.5 cups of Water
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon of Rose water
  1. In a bowl, combine butter, NESTLÉ Sweetened Condensed Milk and baking powder and stir well. Add semolina and mix until well-combined.

  2. Sprinkle chopped pistachios evenly in a 28cm x 24cm baking tin.2. Pour semolina mixture over the pistachio and level it.

  3. Bake in a 190°C preheated oven for 35 minutes or until top is golden.

  4. Remove from oven and pour cooled syrup on top. Place in fridge to completely cool then cut into diamond shapes and serve.

  5. To prepare the syrup:

  6. Place sugar and water in a saucepan, bring to boil and simmer for 6-8 minutes, then remove from heat and stir in lemon juice and rosewater.

Per Portion of 300g
Carbohydrates(g) of which Sugar 92
Energy (kcal) 660
Fats, (g) 29
Protein (g) 11
Sugars, (g) 63
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