Basbousa bil Loz

Basbousa with Almonds

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By Claudia Roden

Published 1986

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  • 3 teacups water
  • 2 teacups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon


Bring water, sugar and lemon juice to the boil in a pan. Simmer for a few minutes. Chop the almonds finely and fry them in hot butter together with the semolina until they are a beautiful golden colour. Add the hot syrup slowly, stirring constantly over low heat until the mixture thickens. Remove from the heat and cover the pan. Let it cool a little.

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