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Sweet semolina cake with coffee

  • Vegetarian Diet

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  • Nuts Free Diet

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Sweet semolina cake with coffee


For the syrup

  • In a pot, add the sugar and water, and transfer it over high heat.
  • As soon as it comes to a boil and the sugar melts, remove and set aside to cool.

For the sweet semolina cake

  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (356ο F) set to fan.
  • In a mixer’s bowl, add the sugar, eggs, vanilla, and beat with the whisk attachment at high speed, for 3-4 minutes, until the mixture becomes fluffy.
  • Lower the speed, add the sunflower oil slowly, beat for a few seconds until the ingredients homogenize, and then remove from the mixer.
  • In a bowl, add the semolina, flour, baking powder, coffee, salt, and mix with a spoon.
  • Add the solid ingredients into the mixer’s bowl with the rest of the ingredients, and mix softly with a ladle.
  • Spread butter and semolina onto a 25x32 cm baking pan, and then add the mixture.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and for as long as it’s hot, pour the cold syrup with a ladle.
  • Set aside for 30 minutes until the whole syrup is absorbed.

For the frosting

  • In a bowl, add the mascarpone, icing sugar, and vanilla. Mix well with a spoon until the ingredients homogenize.
  • Transfer into a pastry bag.
  • Decorate the sweet semolina cake with the frosting, mint leaves, and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
23 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
31 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
44 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
23 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
52 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
10 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
2 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
9 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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