Baseema Recipe

Ingredients:  

5 eggs
1 cup icing sugar
3/4 cup butter / oil
500g yogurt
2 tsp baking powder
2 cups flour
1 tsp of vanilla essence
1 cup of coconut
1 1/2 cups of sugar
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 cup water
 


Beat eggs and sugar.  Add oil and yogurt and mix.  

In a separate bowl sift flour and add baking powder and coconut, then add to the mixture while stirring.  

Spread mixture onto greased tray.  Bake for 30 minutes 200° Celsius.

In another saucepan, mix sugar and lemon with water, boil until syrup thickens.  

When cake is cooked, pour syrup over evenly so it soaks through.


After learning to cook Sudanese-style, Mark left Khartoum and paddled 3,000 miles down the River Nile through much of Sudan. Click here to find out about his Nile adventure and read extracts from his book based in The Sudan.

 

 


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