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  Semolina 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Plain yogurt 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Orange 1 , rind grated
  Tahini 1 Teaspoon (For Greasing Pan)
  Sugar 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon

In a large mixing bowl combine the semolina, sugar, baking powder and baking soda, mixing well.
Stir in the yogurt.
Add the milk and orange rind, mixing until well combined.
Lightly grease a 9x14-inch baking pan with the tahini.
Pour in the batter and set aside for thirty minutes.
Bake at 350 degrees for twenty to thirty minutes, or until a golden brown.
Cut into squares.
Set aside.
Prepare the syrup by boiling together the sugar and water for five minutes or until the sugar is dissolved.
Add the lemon juice and simmer for another ten minutes.
Pour the syrup over the hot cake and leave at room temperature until the syrup is absorbed.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4296 Calories from Fat 185

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g32.6%

Saturated Fat 9.9 g49.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 52 mg17.3%

Sodium 1672.9 mg69.7%

Total Carbohydrates 989 g329.5%

Dietary Fiber 17.2 g68.6%

Sugars 736.7 g

Protein 60 g119%

Vitamin A 16.4% Vitamin C 133%

Calcium 140.5% Iron 32.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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