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5 from 4 votes

Pistachios semolina cake

A delicious and easy pistachio cake that everyone will enjoy.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Middle East
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 292kcal
Author: Amira


  • 1 1/2 cup farina (coarse semolina).
  • 1 cup pistachios + more for garnishing - ground.
  • 1/4 cup milk.
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup oil.
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Baking Powder.
  • 2 eggs
  • A dash of vanilla powder.
  • * Half a can of condensed milk - or more depending on your liking.


  • Pre heat your oven to 350F. Beat the eggs with the vanilla.
  • Add sugar and continue mixing until mixture is pale yellow.
  • Add oil, milk and sour cream and mix well.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the pistachios, semolina and BP, mix well.
  • Add the semolina mixture to the wet mixture and mix.
  • Prepare an oven dish then pour the mixture into the dish.
  • Bake for 30 - 40 minutes.
  • Drizzle with condensed milk while it is still hot and garnish with more pistachios.


* You can use simple syrup or honey as well.


Calories: 292kcal