902- Orange Chocolate Basboussa / بسبوسة بالشوكولاتة والبرتقال

May 7, 2021 | Desserts

Prep time :

10 minutes

Cook time :

40 minutes

Serves :


Complexity :


Ingredients :

For the Basboussa
3 eggs
150g sugar
Zest of one orange
150ml freshly squeezed orange juice
150ml vegetable oil
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
16g baking powder
200g fine semolina
1/4 teaspoon salt
For the Chocolate Orange Syrup
100g Carrefour Sweetened Condensed milk
150ml freshly squeezed orange juice
100g dark chocolate, roughly chopped

For Decoration
Zest of an orange

Directions :

Step 1: Preparing the basboussa
1. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, sugar and salt until well combined.
2. Add the orange zest and juice then mix to combine.
3. Add the vegetable oil and mix well.
4. Sift the cocoa powder into the bowl and whisk it well.
5. Add the fine semolina and baking powder, mix then set the batter aside to rest for 5 minutes.
6. Pour the batter in a square 20cm by 20cm pan lined with parchment paper, then bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for 30 minutes.

Step 2: Preparing the chocolate orange syrup
7. While the cake is baking, prepare the chocolate orange syrup. Place the Carrefour Sweetened Condensed milk and orange juice in a saucepan. Place the pot over medium heat and bring the mixture to a bubble.
8. Add the chocolate, mix until the chocolate melts, then remove the pot from the heat and set aside to cool to room temperature.

Step 3: Assembling the basboussa
9. While the basboussa is still hot, poke it with a toothpick and pour the cooled chocolate orange syrup on top, then allow to cool for 15 minutes. Decorate with orange zest and serve.

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