Turmeric Cake

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Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time50 minutes
Served As: Breakfast, Snacks
Recipe Cuisine Type: Lebanese
Recipe Taste: Salty, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 6


  • 1/2 tsp Ground Aniseed ground aniseed
  • 1/3 tbsp Milk 100 ml c
  • 120 gm Powdered Sugar c
  • 60 ml Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Flour c
  • 3 tbsp Semolina
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 3 tbsp Pine Nuts can be replaced with other nuts too
  • 1 tbsp White Sesame Seeds


  • Preheat oven to 180 °C for 10 minutes.
  • 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.
  • Whisk milk and sugar until sugar dissolves. Add oil,aniseed and whisk well with a wooden spoon.
  • Sift flour, baking powder and turmeric in a large bowl, then make a well in the centre.
  • Pour in milk mixture, fold the batter to combine well, then pour into a greased 6 inch cake pan lined with baking paper.
  • Scatter pine nuts ,sesama seeda on top and bake for 25-30 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
  • Cool in baking pan for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Recipe Notes

Pairs very well with a cup of tea or coffee.
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