Semolina Cake

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • For Cake:
  • fine semolina (chiroti rava) - 1.5 cup
  • butter - ½ cup
  • powdered sugar - ½ cup
  • powdered cashew nuts - ½ cup
  • baking powder - 2 tsp
  • eggs - 2
  • almond essence - few drops
  • orange juice - 5 tbsp
  • orange rind - 2 tbsp
  • For Syrup:
  • sugar - 1 cup
  • water - 150 ml
  • cinnamon powder - ½ tsp
  • orange juice - 150 ml
  • lime juice - 2 tbsp

How to Make Semolina Cake

  • Cream butter and sugar.
  • Beat in orange rind and juice.
  • Beat in the eggs and essence.
  • Add semolina, cashew powder, and baking powder. Stir to mix.
  • Place in greased deep ring mould and bake at 220 degrees centigrade for 10 mins.
  • Reduce temperature to 180 degrees centigrade and bake till done (25 mins approx.).
  • Meanwhile, prepare the syrup.
  • When the cake is done, allow to cool in tin for 10 mins.
  • Invert on to a plate.
  • When it is warm, pour the syrup over it.

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