A delicious semolina cupcakes drizzled with syrup and stuffed with Rolo chocolate.
Author: Amira (@amiraspantry)
* 1/4 cup coconut flakes.
Frozen Rolo chocolate- or any caramel chocolate- for filling
A dash of vanilla powder.
In a bowl, add all the dry ingredients.
Add melted butter and yogurt.
Mix until very well combined.
Fill your cupcake holes with 1.5 tablespoon if the batter, add a Rolo chocolate, then cover with another 1.5 tablespoon of the batter. Repeat until all the batter is gone, mine filled only 11 not 12.
Bake in a pre heated 350F oven until it starts to brown from the edges, then turn on the broiler for 5 more minutes until it is golden brown. Keep an eye on it, will take from 20-25 minutes and be careful not to overcook or it will turn hard and super crunchy.
Meanwhile prepare the simple syrup by combining all the ingredients, bring to a boil , reduce heat and simmer for 5-10 minutes.
When the basbousa is done, drizzle with simple syrup while both are hot.
Let it cool down and come to room temperature.
* The use of coconut flakes is optional see the post for details.