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Cinnamon Semolina Cake with sirup

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Maraki

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“This is a cake full of aromas! No one can resist!”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
15
min.
Preparation
35
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Pieces:-10+
eggs
400 g semolina
150 g butter
1 tbsp ground cinnamon
400 g brown sugar for the sirup
1 package baking powder
50 g ground almonds
cinnamon stick
1 tsp lemon zest
cloves
2 tbsp amaretto
200 g brown sugar for the cake

Utensils

  • stand mixer with whisk
  • baking pan
  • Step 1/5

    • eggs
    • 400 g semolina
    • 150 g butter
    • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
    • 1 package baking powder
    • 50 g ground almonds
    • 2 tbsp amaretto
    • 200 g brown sugar for the cake
    • stand mixer with whisk

    Beat the butter with 200 gr of the sugar. Then add the eggs one by one. Lower the speed and add the semolina slowly, the ground almonds and the cinnamon. Dissolve the baking powder in the amaretto and add it to the mixture.

  • Step 2/5

    • baking pan

    Grease a baking form of your choice with butter and some semolina or flour and bake it at 180 Grad for about 35 Minutes.

  • Step 3/5

    • 400 g brown sugar for the sirup
    • cinnamon stick
    • 1 tsp lemon zest
    • cloves

    In the meantime prepare the sirup. In 800 ml of water add 400 gr of the sugar, the cinnamon stick, the cloves and the lemon zest and boil for about 3-5 Minutes max until the water gets yellow from the lemon.

  • Step 4/5

    When the cake is ready remove from the oven and while both the cake and the sirup are hot use a spoon to put small portions of the sirup on the cake. The sirup should be absorbed from the baked semolina cake. Be carefull to reach the whole area of the cake until no more sirup can absorbed. You don't have to use the whole amount of the sirup. The used portion defines how sweet the cake will be. It is up to you!

  • Step 5/5

    Enjoy like this or with a scoop of vanilla ice! It is really delicious!

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