Semolina Cake Recipe

Semolina Cake is a dessert traditionally served in Middle-Eastern countries, primarily Egypt. Learn how to make/prepare Semolina Cake by following this easy recipe.
Semolina Cake Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1/2 cup Blanched Almonds
  • 1-1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 3 cup Superfine Sugar
  • 7 tbsp Unsalted Butter
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 cups Semolina
  • 2 Medium Eggs
  • 3/4 cup Yogurt
  • 2 cups Water
How to make Semolina Cake:
  • Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  • Take a large bowl; beat the butter, 2 cups of sugar, and vanilla until light and fluffy.
  • Add in eggs and beat well. Gradually add in semolina and baking powder.
  • Add the yogurt and mix well until the batter is smooth.
  • Pour the batter into a greased 12-inch round oven proof pan. Bake for about 20 minutes.
  • Remove the cake from the oven. Cut the cake into diamond shapes and place an almond in the center of each piece.
  • Put the cake again in the oven for 10-15 minutes.
  • In the meantime, make sugar syrup by adding 3 cups water and 1 cup sugar in a saucepan and bring it to a boil.
  • Now add the lemon juice and reduce the heat. Simmer for 10 minutes, then remove from heat and allow to cool.
  • Now pour the sugar syrup over the hot cake.
  • Let the cake cool. Semolina Cake is ready to eat.