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- Manal Saleh
- 3 cups (700 ml) coarse semolina
- 3/4 cup (175 ml) flour
- 1 tea spoon baking powder
- 1-1/2 cups (350 ml) sugar
- 1 tea spoon cinnamon, optional
- 1-1/2 cups (350 ml) milk
- 5 ounces butter
- plain yougert to brush the top
- almonds, halved
- suger suyrup:
- 4 cups (950 ml) suger
- 2 cups (475 ml) water
- few drops of lemon juice
- Make syrup by dissolving sugar comletely in water in a sauce pan.
- Bring to a boil, then add lemon juice and let it thicken a little bit.
- Cool comletely before use. (Make it a day ahead)
- Mix sugar and milk.
- Mix semolina, flour, baking powder, and cinnamon. Add milk mixure.
- Melt butter and add to the mixure.
- Brush the baking pan with butter and add mixure.
- Let rest for two hours.
- With a knife cut it in diamond shape, put half an almond in the center of each one.
- Brush the top generously with yogurt.(Helps in getting nice golden color
- Heat oven to 475 degrees (250 C.) F. and bake till top has golden color.
- Immediately pour sugar syrup over so it will absorb it. It may look that the syrup is too much but it will absorb it. Enjoy!
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