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Basbousa with Almond Recipe

Basbousa with Almond

Arabic desserts

Total Time : Serves 9

HOW TO PREPARE Basbousa with Almond Recipe

Combine butter, NESTLÉ Sweetened Condensed Milk and baking powder and stir well. Add semolina, ground almond and water and stir until well combined.

Pour and level mixture into 28cm x 24cm baking tin. Bake in a 190°C preheated oven for 35 minutes or until top is golden.

Remove from oven and pour all over the cooled syrup. Place in fridge to cool completely, cut into diamond shape and serve.

To prepare the syrup:

Add sugar and water to a saucepan. Bring to boil and simmer for 6-8 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice, rosewater and ground almond.

Nutritional Information For Basbousa with Almond Recipe

Per Portion of 300g

Energy : 680.00 Kcal
Protein : 11.00 g
Carbohydrate : 98.00 g
Fats : 29.00 g

Your Grocery List

  • 1 cup butter or 200 g, melted
  • 1 tin Nestlé® Sweetened Condensed Milk or 397 g
  • 1½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 cups semolina or 320 g
  • 1 cup ground almonds or 100 g
  • 1 cup water or 250 ml
  • For the syrup:

  • 2 cups sugar or 400 g
  • 1½ cups water or 375 ml
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon rose water
  • 2 tablespoons ground almonds


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