Sfouf (Almond Semolina Cake)

Sfouf
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  • 45 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 35 mins
  • Yield: 12 Servings
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Sfouf is a sweet almond cake from Lebanon. This sfouf recipe is easy and delicious!

What You'll Need

  • 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

How to Make It

Preheat oven to 350.
In a mixing bowl combine semolina, flour, turmeric and baking powder. Stir to combine well.In a separate bowl combine butter, sugar, milk, and water. Add to dry ingredients and stir to make a paste.Pour batter into greased 9x13 baking dish. Sprinkle with almonds.Bake for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown. Allow to cool for 15-20 minutes and serve with your favorite coffee or tea.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 388
Total Fat 21 g
Saturated Fat 11 g
Unsaturated Fat 7 g
Cholesterol 44 mg
Sodium 174 mg
Carbohydrates 45 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 7 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)