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Prep Time

10 min

Cook Time

20 min


6 Per
basbousa is a coconut cake


1. mix dry ingredients then add the yoghurt and a little bit of water until thick paste texture achieved

2. spread Tahini in a tray to act as a protective coat
3. add mixture and let rest in the fridge for 20 minutes then cut into squares

4. put in the oven on low heat for 10-15 minutes then broil for 2-3minutes to give color and take our

You can add almonds on each piece and add cold simple syrup on top . Enjoy, Teta says.... “tastes even better the next day 😉 “


2 cups semolina
1 cup yoghurt
1 cup coconut
1 cup sugar

1/2 cup oil

1tspn baking powder

1 tspn vanilla essence