Easy recipe for Sfouf - Lebanese Semolina Cake, a traditional Middle Eastern recipe on the Worldwide Gourmet. This traditional Lebanese sweet is served with milk or tea. This Sfouf recipe consists of semolina , plain flower, turmeric, baking powder, aniseed, sugar, butter, milk and pine seeds.
Preparation time : 15 minutes
Cooking time : 45 minutes
2 cups semolina or 320 g
1¼ cups plain flour or 175 g
½ tablespoon ground turmeric
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 tablespoon aniseed, ground
1 cup sugar or 200 g
1 cup butter or 200 g, melted
1 tin NESTLÉ® Sweetened Condensed Milk or 397 g
½ cup water or 125 ml
½ cup pine seeds or 75 g
- Combine semolina, flour, turmeric, baking powder and ground anis. Add sugar, butter, NESTLÉ® Sweetened Condensed Milk and water then mix well to form a smooth paste.
- Pour mixture into 32cm x 24cm baking dish, sprinkle pine seeds on top.
- Bake in a 190°C preheated oven for 40-45 minutes or until golden.
- Allow to cool properly then cut into squares and serve.
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