Creamy Semolina Cake

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Creamy Semolina Cake


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :40 Min

Cook Time : 40 Min

Total Time : 1 Hr 20 Min


Serves : 6
  • 2 cups Semolina

  • 1 1/2 tsp Baking soda

  • 1 tablespoon Baking powder

  • 1 1/4 cups Buttermilk

  • 3/4 cup Sugar

  • 3/4 cup melted Butter

  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract

  • For sugar syrup:

  • 1/2 cup Sugar

  • 1/2 cup Water

  • 2 tsp Lemon juice

  • 2 tsp Rose water

  • For Topping

  • 1/2 cup whipped cream

  • 1/2 cup fresh fruits 4 tsp Strawberry Syrup


  • In a large bowl, combine buttermilk and sugar using a whisk till the sugar dissolves in it.
  • In a different bowl, combine together semolina, baking soda and baking powder using a fork.
  • Add the semolina mixture to the buttermilk and sugar, combine well using a whisk.
  • Add vanilla extract and melted butter and mix until well incorporated
  • Let the batter rest for 20 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven . Grease a square cake pan (8 inch) with butter.
  • After 20 minutes, the batter will be thick, pour it into the greased pan.
  • Even out the surface using a spatula.
  • Bake in the oven for 30 to 35  minutes.
  • After 30 minutes, insert a sharp knife into the center of the cake  if it comes out clean, the cake is ready. Else bake for 5 more minutes.
  • While the cake is baking in the oven, you could make the sugar syrup
  • In a saucepan combine sugar and water together, let come to a boil. Add lemon juice and rose water.
  • Lower the heat and let it simmer for 20-2 5 minutes.
  • The sugar syrup should thicken when it cools down.
  • Serving the cake: As soon as the cake comes out of the oven, drizzle some sugar syrup over it.
  • Cut into desired shapes and you could even pour some sugar syrup while serving the cake.
  • If you don’t prefer the cake to be too sweet, you could ignore the sugar syrup or use very little.
  • Put some whipped cream over the cake n spead it unevenly.
  • Place the fresh fruits like grapes, watermelon balls etc. over the cake. Spread the Strawberry syrup around the cake's corner( optional).
  • Creamy Semolina cake is ready to serve. It's a must try recipe.