Semolina Turmeric Cake (Sfoof)

Ingredients: (Serves 6)

  • 1 1/2 cups semolina flour
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/8 cups white sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon pine nuts

Direction:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9 inch round baking pan. In a small bowl, mix semolina, flour, turmeric and baking powder. Set aside.
In a large bowl, stir milk and sugar until sugar is dissolved. Add flour mixture and oil and beat with an electric beater at medium speed for 5 minutes. This step is essential, do not use any shortcuts. Pour into a prepared 9 inch round pan. Sprinkle top with pine nuts. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 25 to 35 minutes, or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out dry.

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