How To Make Basbousa With Coconut Recipe

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How To Make Basbousa With Coconut Recipe


Basbousa with coconut is a traditional Middle Eastern sweet cake or dessert that originated in Egypt. It is made from a semolina batter and sweetened with and orange flower water or rose water simple syrup. In this dessert also use yogurt and desiccated coconut. this dissert is most famous in Arabic countries just like baklava.


Ingredients of the dessert


Item Quantity
Semolina 2½ Cup
Desiccated coconut 90 Grams
Sugar 1 Cup /220 grams
Fine flour 75 Grams (½ cup)
Yogurt 200 Grams
Melted butter 200 Grams
Blanched almond 25-30 No
Sugar 1 ½ Cup
Water 250 Ml
Rosewater One Tablespoon

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Preparation / instruction

  1. in the medium bowl mix together semolina, flour, sugar yogurt, oil coconut, and baking powder, Set aside for 30 minutes.
  2. In a small saucepan stir together the water 1 ¾ cup sugar and rose water .bring to boil and boil for 4-5 minutes remove from heat and set aside to cool to remove temperature.
  3. Preheat oven at 180 degrees our and spread the semolina batter into the bottom of a 9*13 inch try. Slice into squares or diamond shape and place on almonds half on to each place
  4. Bake for 20 minutes in a preheated oven or until light brown. lastly, grill until the top is golden. remain 3-4 minutes is the oven further
  5. Remove from the oven and pour the prepared syrup over the Barbosa squire when the syrup becomes part of the basbosa.
  6. Basbusa dessert is ready to serve, serve warm.

Nutrient Value (Per Serving – Serving size may vary based on the recipe)

Nutrient Amount
Calories Approx. 350 kcal
Protein Approx. 5 grams
Carbohydrates Approx. 60 grams
Dietary Fiber Approx. 2 grams
Sugars Approx. 40 grams
Fat Approx. 12 grams
Saturated Fat Approx. 6 grams
Cholesterol Approx. 25 mg
Sodium Approx. 5 mg
Potassium Approx. 50 mg
Calcium Approx. 10 mg
Iron Approx. 1 mg

Please note that these values are approximate and can vary based on factors such as the specific brands of ingredients used and the serving size. Additionally, this nutrient value does not take into account any variations or additional ingredients that may be used in the recipe.

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