Ramadan Recipes: Turmeric Cake

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  • Publish date: Thursday، 22 February 2024
Ramadan Recipes: Turmeric Cake

Turmeric Cake is a delightful and aromatic treat perfect for the festive season of Ramadan. Infused with the warm and earthy flavors of turmeric, this cake brings a touch of tradition to your Ramzan celebrations. The golden hue of turmeric not only adds a vibrant appeal but also symbolizes prosperity and positivity during this special time. Whether enjoyed with family after Iftar or shared with neighbors, this Ramadan recipe for Turmeric Cake is a sweet way to embrace the spirit of togetherness and joy that defines the holy month.

This recipe was crafted by our esteemed culinary advisor, Chef Sarah.

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  • Ingredients

    • 10 Minutes
    • 16 Serving
    • 197 Calories

Turmeric Cake (Sfouf)

1 ½ cup coarse semolina or fine, or mixture of both
½ cup all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon turmeric
1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
½ cup canola oil or other neutral oil
1 cup milk
1 cup cane sugar
1-2 tablespoons tahini to grease the pan can be replaced with oil
Handful of pine nuts or almonds
  • Method & Directions

    • 40 Minutes
  1. Preparing the Oven and Pan
    تم نسخ الرابط
    Preheat the oven to 375ºF. Grease a 9×9" baking pan with tahini sesame oil or another preferred oil.
  2. Mixing Dry Ingredients
    تم نسخ الرابط
    In a large bowl, combine semolina, flour, turmeric, and baking powder.
  3. Blending Wet Ingredients and Baking
    تم نسخ الرابط
    In a small bowl, mix canola oil, milk, and cane sugar until sugar dissolves. Combine the wet and dry ingredients until a smooth, bright yellow batter forms. Pour the batter into the prepared pan, sprinkle pine nuts on top. Bake in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes or until pine nuts turn golden. Cool the baked mixture on a wire rack and cut it into 16 squares or diamond shapes.
  • Nutrition Facts

Calories 197
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