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Turmeric Cake

Turmeric Cake
Turmeric Cake
  • Prep time
  • Cooking time
  • Serves6 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeLebanese
  • Good for breakfast , Snacks

Ingredients for Turmeric Cake

  • 1/2 tsp ground aniseed
  • Milk - 1/3 C + 2 tbsp (100 ml)
  • Powder Sugar - 120 gm (3/4 C)
  • Vegetable Oil - 60 ml
  • Plain flour - 1 C
  • Semolina - 3 tbsp
  • Baking powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • Pine nuts - 3 tbsp (Can be replaced with other nuts too)
  • white sesame seeds - 1 tbsp

How to cook Turmeric Cake

  1. Preheat oven to 180 °C for 10 minutes.
  2. Place aniseed and 3 tbsp water in a small saucepan over high heat and bring to the boil and Cook for 2 minutes or until reduced to about 1/3 of original. Strain and cool.
  3. Whisk milk and sugar until sugar dissolves. Add oil,aniseed and whisk well with a wooden spoon.
  4. Sift flour, baking powder and turmeric in a large bowl, then make a well in the centre.
  5. Pour in milk mixture, fold the batter to combine well, then pour into a greased 6 inch cake pan lined with baking paper.
  6. Scatter pine nuts ,sesama seeda on top and bake for 25-30 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
  7. Cool in baking pan for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.


Pairs very well with a cup of tea or coffee.

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