Sfouf Bi Dibs

  • Course: Desserts
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
Sfouf Bi Dibs
Lebanese Sponge cake made from semolina flour and carob molasses.


  • 3 Cups Semolina Flour
  • 3 Cup Flour
  • 1 Cup Vegetable oil
  • 2 Tsp Baking powder
  • 2 Tsp Aniseed (ground)
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla
  • 1½ Cup Al Wadi Al Akhdar carob molasses
  • 1½ Cup water
  • 2 Tbsp Al Wadi Al Akhdar Tahini (sesame paste)
  • Sesame seeds, Slivered almonds or Pine nuts, to garnish

Step 1

Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.

Step 2

In a bowl, mix semolina, flour, baking powder, aniseed and vanilla. Add oil and stir to make a paste.

Step 3

Add water and the carob molasses gradually to the flour and spices paste and mix using an electric cake mixer.

Step 4

Grease the baking dish with Tahini and pour batter. Make sure it’s flat and even. Sprinkle with sesame, pine nuts or decorate with almonds.

Step 5

Bake for approximately 30 minutes, or until golden-brown. Allow to cool for 15 minutes. Cut in pieces like you do for brownies and serve.

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Comments (2)
  1. posted by Hiba on August 3, 2016

    very good and fluffy sfouf choukran 🙂

    • posted by Al Wadi Al Akhdar on February 6, 2017

      Thank you very much for your feedback 🙂


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