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Sfouf, my Mom's Way

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Date: 09/07/2009

Sfouf, my Mom's Way recipe

Preparation Time: 15 min
Cooking Time: 30 min
Number of servings: 20

A turmeric-based cake. The turmeric gives it its yellowish typical color and texture. Sfouf is the Lebanese ultimate cake to serve with coffee.

ingredients

5 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
1 1/2 cups water
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons turmeric powder
1 tablespoon aniseed powder
1 teaspoon mahlab, if available
1 teaspoon tahini, sesame paste
For garnishing:
10 almonds, cut in halves
5 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
1 1/2 cups water
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons turmeric powder
1 tablespoon aniseed powder
1 teaspoon mahlab, if available
1 teaspoon tahini, sesame paste
For garnishing:
10 almonds, cut in halves

cooking method
 

1. Preheat the oven to medium heat.

2. In a bowl, mix all the ingredients together, except the water and the tahini paste. Mix well.

3. Add gradually the water while kneading until you get a medium/soft batter. Add more water if needed.

4. Brush a 30 cm diameter baking tray with tahini paste and pour the batter in the tray. Flatten and smooth the top.

5. Decorate with almond halves and bake for around 30 min until the top is golden in color.

6. Leave aside to cool. Serve pieces cut into medium-sized squares.

 
 
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Number of servings: 20
 
Amount per serving
 
Calories: 291
 
Total fat (g): 11
 
Saturated fat (g): 1
 
Cholesterol (mg): 0
 
Carbohydrates (g): 44
 
Protein (g): 3
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