Sfouf (Almond Semolina Cake)

Sfouf
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Ratings (25)
  • Total: 45 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 35 mins
  • Yield: 12 Servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
388 Calories
21g Fat
45g Carbs
7g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Sfouf is a sweet almond cake from Lebanon. This sfouf recipe is easy and delicious!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups semolina
  • 1 cup flour plus 1 tablespoon
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup salted butter, melted
  • 1 cup sugar, plus 3 tablespooons
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds

Steps to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350.

  2. In a mixing bowl combine semolina, flour, turmeric and baking powder. Stir to combine well.

  3. In a separate bowl combine butter, sugar, milk, and water. Add to dry ingredients and stir to make a paste.

  4. Pour batter into greased 9x13 baking dish. Sprinkle with almonds.

  5. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown.

  6. Allow to cool for 15-20 minutes and serve with your favorite coffee or tea.