Turmeric Cake - Sfoof

Cosette Khoryati


This is a Lebanese (Middle Eastern) cake-like dessert. Easy and delicious.
Originally Sfoof is made with semolina but this is an easier version and for me, a much tastier one. Give it a try!


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
50 Min


Add to Grocery List

  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
  • 3/4 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 1/4 c
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    ground turmeric
  • 2 tsp
    ground aniseed
  • 1 tsp
    rose water
  • 3/4 tsp
    orange blossom water
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    sesame seeds
  • 2 Tbsp
    tahini paste

How to Make Turmeric Cake - Sfoof


  1. -Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
    -Grease an 11 inch pan with tahini paste.
    -Mix all ingredients together, leaving the sesame seeds aside.
    -Pour the mixture in the baking pan, then sprinkle the top with the sesame seeds.
    -Bake until toothpick inserted comes out clean.

Printable Recipe Card

About Turmeric Cake - Sfoof

Course/Dish: Cakes, Puddings, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Middle Eastern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

Show 4 Comments & Reviews

12 Heavenly Pound Cake Recipes

12 Heavenly Pound Cake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

We love us some pound cakes, the mouth-watering amazingness is always worth the extra time on the treadmill. Here are some of our favorites!

Flavorful Blueberry Recipes To Brighten Your Day

Flavorful Blueberry Recipes to Brighten Your Day

Kitchen Crew

The markets are bursting with blueberries these days! That makes me very happy because not only are they yummy, they're super healthy. Packed with antioxidants, research shows blueberries can help...

27 Blue Ribbon Chocolate Cake Recipes

27 Blue Ribbon Chocolate Cake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Chocoholics rejoice! 27 Blue Ribbon chocolate cake recipes that will make all your chocolate dreams come true. We suggest adding a gallon of milk to your grocery list today.