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Gaby's Bakery - Spiced Semolina Cake

February 04, 2021

Gaby's Bakery - Spiced Semolina Cake

300 languages and 270 Nationalities. A cultural mix that makes London such an exciting place to live. Well it used to be anyway, and I’m sure it will become so again soon after lockdown is lifted. Here is an international recipes from the mysterious East.

Spiced Semolina Cake

180gms semolina
120mls yoghurt
120mls milk
100gms sugar
80gms melted butter
1 tbsp chopped pistachios
½ tsp baking powder
¼ tsp bicarbonate of soda
¼ tsp cardamom powder
Pinch of saffron
Pinch of salt

Prepare a 20cm cake tin, grease and line with parchment paper. In a bowl, mix the semolina, salt, cardamom powder, saffron and sugar. Add in the melted butter, yoghurt and milk. Combine well and leave to stand for 15 minutes.
Preheat oven to 180c.

Add in the pistachios, (the batter should be of pouring consistency). Pour the batter into the prepared tin and bake for appx 25 mins / until a skewer comes out clean. Serves well with vanilla ice cream.


Gaby Van Clarke

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