- 2 cups sugar
- 2 cups water
- 1/4 tsp lemon juice
- 1 tsp Rose Water/ Orange blossom water
- 1 cup flour
- 1 cup fine semolina
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 2/3 cup shredded, dessicated coconut
- 2 large eggs
- 2/3 cup unsalted butter (melted)
- 1 cup plain yogurt
- 2 tsp Vanilla
- 16-20 almonds (blanched and peeled for garnishing)
-First make the syrup by adding water, sugar and lemon juice in a saucepan and bring it to a boil. Let it simmer for 10 mins. Remove from heat and add rose water or orange blossom water
-Preheat the oven at 380 degrees.
-Add all the ingredients except almonds in a bowl and mix well.
-Grease a baking dish and pour the mixture. Cut into cubes before baking and add almonds to each cube.
-Place it in the oven and bake for 40 minutes.
-Pour the syrup in the cake and bake for 15 more minutes.