Turmeric Semolina Cake

    Turmeric Semolina Cake

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    50min


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    This delicious Lebanese cake based on semolina is not too sweet and the turmeric adds an interesting flavour.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 12 

    • 1 1/2 cups (250g) semolina flour
    • 1/2 cup (60g) plain flour
    • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 1/8 cups (225g) white sugar
    • 1 cup (250ml) milk
    • 1/2 cup (125ml) vegetable oil
    • 1 tablespoon pine nuts

    Directions
    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:50min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease a 23cm round baking pan.
    2. In a small bowl, mix semolina, flour, turmeric and baking powder. Set aside.
    3. 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.
    4. Pour into prepared pan. Sprinkle top with pine nuts. Bake at 180 degrees C for 25 to 35 minutes, or until skewer inserted in centre comes out dry.

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