November 12, 2009

Bsemah (Coconut Semolina Cake) Arabic Dessert

Bsemah (Cocnut semolina cake)I got this recipe from Arabic bites. I made a few modifications to this.You can get the original recipe from here.


  •  3 cups shredded sweetened coconut.
  • 1 cup all purpose flour. 
  • 3/4 cup semolina. (can use Cream of Wheat)
  • 1 cup sugar. 
  • 3/4 cup milk. 
  • ¼ cup coconut milk 
  • 2 Tablespoons butter. 
  • 2 eggs.
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder.
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla.


  • 1)Grease a 9 inch pan. 
  • 2)Beat sugar and eggs until light and fluffy, add butter, milk, coconut milk,vanilla stir.Add in the dry ingredients. 
  • 3)Pour mixture into prepared pan. 
  • 4)Bake in a preheated oven 350 F, for 30 minutes or until it turns golden brown. Insert a toothpick in the center of the cake if it comes out clean its time to remove it!