Sweet Semolina-Yogurt Cakes

Namoura (na-moo-r’ra)


Preparation info

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    3 dozen

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Classic Lebanese Cuisine: 170 Fresh And Healthy Mediterranean Favorites

Classic Lebanese Cuisine

By Kamal Al-Faqih

Published 2009

  • About

These deliciously rich little cakes of semolina and yogurt are baked to perfection, then drenched in buttery syrup. They are easy to pick up and easy to eat. Offer as a pass-around dessert or on a dessert buffet, or take them to a potluck or bake sale—they’ll go fast.


Specialty Ingredients

  • Semolina, found at specialty markets or online.


Prepare Ahead

You can prepare these several days in advance. Store them in an airtight container at room temperature. Refrigerate for longer periods. Serve as described.