Lemon and Honey Semolina cake



  1. Coarse Semolina – 1 cup
  2. Baking powder – 1/2 tsp.
  3. Baking soda – 1/4 tsp.
  4. Salt – a pinch
  5. Butter – 50 grams, softened
  6. Powdered sugar – 1/2 cup
  7. Egg – 1 number, large
  8. Vanilla essence – 1/2 tsp.
  9. Whole milk – 1/4 cup

For the syrup:-

  1. Sugar – 1/2 cup
  2. Honey- 1/4 cup
  3. Lemon juice – 1 tbsp.
  4. Water – 1/2 cup


  1. Preheat the oven to 180C.
  2. Mix together the semolina, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. Beat together the butter & powdered sugar till creamy for about 10 minutes.
  4. Beat in the egg and vanilla essence.
  5. Fold in the sifted flour mixture alternated with the milk.
  6. Pour the batter into a  prepared cake tin. Bake at 180C for 20-25 minutes or till the cake starts to pull away from the sides of the pan. While the cake is baking, prepare the sugar honey syrup.
  7. Combine the sugar, honey, water and lemon juice in a medium saucepan. Cook till the sugar dissolves and the syrup turns a bit thick.
  8. Pour the warm syrup over the hot cake.
  9. Let the cake cool completely before cutting into squares.
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