Juz Al-hind Cake - Coconut Cake From Oman Recipe

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Juz Al-Hind Cake - Coconut Cake from Oman

Annacia *

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@Annacia

This was found in: An Omani Kitchen. It used ingredients that we are all familiar with but in an unusual way for us here in the west. Delicious


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Serves:

makes 1 cake

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

SYRUP

3/4 c
sugar
1 c
water

CAKE

1/2 c
white flour
1/2 c
farina ("khabeesa" or "cream of wheat")
1/3 c
sugar
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 c
desiccated coconut
2
large eggs
1 c
whole milk
1 tsp
vanilla flavoring or 1 teaspoon pineapple flavoring

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Make the Syrup:
Mix the 3/4 cup of sugar and 1 cup of water in a saucepan.
Bring to a boil.
Reduce heat to medium low and boil for 5 minutes.
Set aside to cool.
2
In a bowl mix the flour, farina, sugar, baking powder, and coconut.
In another bowl, mix the eggs, milk, and vanilla.
Add the wet mixture to the dry mixture, and stir until well mixed
3
Pour into a 8" x 11" lightly greased cake pan and bake at about 350 degrees F until a toothpick or knife inserted near the center comes out clean.
If the top is not already a golden brown, then broil the top for a minute or two to achieve this color.
4
Remove from the oven. Over the hot cake, pour the cooled syrup.
Leave to cool, then serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Middle Eastern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom