Arabian sweet "busbus"

Arabian sweet

Cheerful and smiling Algerians eat Arabian sweetness to Basbus during five-hour tea and, of course, in Ramadan. Sweet, crumbly, it is somewhat reminiscent of our Russian mannik, but ... With the aroma of the east. If you want to surprise your guests with the most common ingredients, then try making some bassus! She is a miracle how good she is for coffee or tea.


Dry ingredients:

  • 1 cup flour;
  • 1 cup semolina;
  • 1 cup of sugar;
  • 1 cup coconut flakes;
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder;
  • vanilla on the tip of a knife;
  • almonds for decoration.

Liquid ingredients:

  • 1 cup kefir;
  • 150 grams of sunflower oil;
  • 1 egg

For syrup:

  • 40 grams of honey;
  • 50 grams of sugar;
  • juice of one orange or lemon.

Arab housewives abundantly pour syrup on oriental sweets, and prepare syrup in rose water, but we can’t get it, so we offer you an alternative. So let's get started. The bassus recipe is very simple.

Arabian sweet "Busbus". Step by step recipe

  1. Stir all dry ingredients thoroughly.
  2. Add to them a glass of kefir, oil, mix again, drive an egg.
  3. Pour the mass into the mold. Keep in mind that the height of the finished bassbus should be about two centimeters, and the dough rises slightly. Bake until cooked for about 20 minutes (depending on oven and shape). The sweetness should be golden in color, it will be useful to do a test for hump.
  4. While the treat is being baked, you need to prepare the syrup. Heat the orange juice, add sugar and honey there until completely dissolved.
  5. Pour the prepared bassus generously with syrup, cut into diamonds, decorate each piece with a nut. Of course, it is tasty and hot, but it’s best to cool it all the same.

It's no secret that the Arabs are very fond of tea and coffee, so no meal can do without sweets. Eastern delicacies are very sweet, soaked in honey or syrup, so they are cut into small portions, and the bass is no exception. Or maybe in order to try each of the proposed ones, because the hospitable hostess puts a great many on the table! And next time we will cook your favorite sweets from childhood and baklava.

"Very tasty" wishes you bon appetit!

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