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Lebanese Vegan Cake- Sfouf

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Zazou

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"This is my favorite dessert from my home country. Foolproof and always a crowd pleaser. Hope you enjoy it as much as I do!"
Difficulty
Easy 👌
Preparation
15 min
Baking
35 min
Resting
60 min

Ingredients

2Servings
¼ cup
All-Purpose Flour
¼ cup
Semolina Flour
tsp
Baking Powder
¼ tsp
Turmeric Powder
¼ cups
Sugar
cup
Vegetable Oil
¼ cup
Water
½ tbsp
Anise Seeds
Sesame Seeds

Utensils

whisk, 8x8 inches Square Baking Dish

  • Step 1/ 8

    • ¼ cup Water
    • ½ tbsp Anise Seeds

    Boil water and add anise seeds. Let them boil for a couple of minutes on low heat. Turn stove off and let them rest in kettle.

  • Step 2/ 8

    Preheat oven to 350 F

  • Step 3/ 8

    • ¼ cup All-Purpose Flour
    • ¼ cup Semolina Flour
    • tsp Baking Powder
    • ¼ tsp Turmeric Powder
    • ¼ cups Sugar
    • whisk

    In a medium sized bowl mix all dry ingredients.

  • Step 4/ 8

    • cup Vegetable Oil

    Strain the anise seeds (throw away the seeds, can’t reuse them). Add the 1 cup of anise liquid and the vegetable oil to the dry mixture. Mix very well until smooth.

  • Step 5/ 8

    • Sesame Seeds
    • 8x8 inches Square Baking Dish

    Line the bottom of the baking dish with parchment paper. Pour mixture and sprinkle some sesame seeds on top.

  • Step 6/ 8

    Bake for 35 min. To make sure the cake is cooked all the way, stick a toothpick in the thickest part of the cake. It should come out clean. If it doesn’t, bake for another 2 min and check with a toothpick again.

  • Step 7/ 8

    Let it cool in dish for 10 min. Separate the edges of the cake from baking dish and transfer to a cooking rack.

  • Step 8/ 8

    Cut in squares and enjoy at room temperature.

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