Orange Flavored Semolina Bars (Sàmali)
 
 
Author/ Συγγραφέας:
Recipe type/ Τύπος Πιάτου: Dessert
Cuisine/ Κουζίνα: Greek
Ingredients/ Συστατικά
  • 280 gr. / 10 oz. thick semolina
  • 160 gr. / 5.5 oz. fine semolina
  • 150 gr. / 5 oz. Sugar
  • 400 ml / 13.5 fl oz. orange juice
  • 100 ml / 3 fl oz. water
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp lemon zest
  • ½ tsp orange zest
  • 30 ml / 1 fl oz. mastic liquor (optional)
  • 4 mastic tears finely ground (optional)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • For the Syrup
  • 450 ml / 15 fl oz. water
  • 400 gr. / 14 oz. Sugar
  • 1 orange rind
  • 1 lemon rind
  • Melted chocolate for garnishing
Instructions/ Εκτέλεση
  1. Preheat oven to 180˚C/ 375˚F.
  2. In a pot add all the ingredients for the syrup and bring to boil.
  3. Let it boil for five minutes and then turn off the heat and let it cool.
  4. In your stand mixer’s bowl mix all the dry ingredients and then add all the liquids.
  5. Take a rectangular pan 30 cm X 25 cm / 12 in X 10 in and pour the batter.
  6. Bake for about 30 minutes or until the knife comes out clean.
  7. Remove from the oven and with a ladle start pouring the cold syrup to the hot cake.
  8. Let it stand until it absorbs all the syrup and then garnish with the melted chocolate.
Notes/ Σημειώσεις
Recipe adapted from melissa.gr
Recipe by Culinary Flavors at http://www.culinaryflavors.gr/orange-flavored-semolina-bars-samali/