Rating: 4 stars
23 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 11
  • 4 star values: 7
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1

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

Recipe Summary

Servings:
12
Yield:
1 9-inch round cake
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9 inch round baking pan.

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  • In a small bowl, mix semolina, flour, turmeric and baking powder. Set aside.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

188 calories; protein 1.4g; carbohydrates 24.1g; fat 10g; cholesterol 1.6mg; sodium 69.5mg. Full Nutrition
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