"Sfouf" My Favorite Childhood Cake ! As moist as a cake should be!
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INGREDIENTS
  • - 1 cup of fine semolina
  • - 3 cups of sugar (ooops)
  • - 2 cups of whole milk
  • - 1 cup mazola (ooops again)
  • - 3 cups of all purpose flour
  • - 1 tablespoon of turmeric (for the rich yellow/orange color & distinct flavor)
  • - 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • - 1 teaspoon anise powder
  • - 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla powder
  • You can garnish this with almonds, pine nuts, or candied pecans as I have chosen...
DIRECTIONS
  1. - Pre-heat oven 350 degrees
  2. - mix well all of the ingredients
  3. - spray with pam at the bottom of a 9" by 13" glass baking dish
  4. - bake 40-50 minutes or until top is golden
  5. Say VOILA & enjoy!
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Growing up in Lebanon, I loved watching my mother cook in the kitchen. I spent a lot of time in the kitchen with her... One of our favorite things to make together was this "sfouf" Lebanese cake, very moist & with an interesting yet delightful flavor...:-)