Category Archives: Cakes/Doolsho/الكيك/Gâteaux

Semolina Layer Cake (Toorte Basbuusa) Gâteau de Semoule à Étages تورتة البسبوسة بالقشطة


English Af-Soomaali Français عربي After our very successful recipe for basbousa, we received many request for a recipe for basbousa with cream. The video for the basbousa recipe got close to 3/4 of a million views on YouTube, with half a million of those views in the last 6 months. We are delighted with the…

No-Bake Cheesecake (Doolshe Farmaajo, La Dubin) Cheesecake à la Framboise sans cuisson تشيز كيك غير مخبوز


English Af-Soomaali Français عربي We have a son who is a cheesecake lover. He is the younger of our two boys and cheesecake is his favourite dessert. Nothing else comes close. When we go out to eat, we do not need to ask him what he will have for dessert. The only time we need…

Cream Cheese Frosting (Kareemo Farmaajo) Glaçage au Cream Cheese كريمة الجبنة

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Cream Cheese Frosting We prepared this frosting for the carrot cake that we made earlier. However, it is also great with other desserts such as chocolate cake, red velvet cake, cinnamon rolls, and cookies to name a few. We make two versions depending on the intended use. Most of the…

Carrot Cake (Doolshe Karooto) Gâteau à la Carotte كيك الجزر

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Carrot Cake We were always very fond of carrot cake but we know several family members as well as friends who would prefer to have no cake rather than eating a carrot cake. That is until they tried this cake. When we started working on this recipe we had a…

Pear Cake (Doolshe Cambaruud) Gâteau à la Poire كيك الكمثرى

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Pear Cake After having delicious couscous for lunch at a Moroccan restaurant in the Latin Quarter in Paris, we decided to spend the afternoon walking around looking for souvenirs and enjoying the sights. It was a cloudy day but to us it did not look like it was going to…

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake (Doolsho Cananaas) Tarte tatin à l’ananas كيك الأناناس المقلوب

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Pineapple Upside-Down Cake A week ago, we held our annual barbecue at Laurel Creek Conservation Area in Waterloo, Ontario. As usual, it was a very large gathering and we had family and friends from different parts of the world. The weather was wonderful and everyone, young and old, had a…

Chocolate Cake & Torte (Doolsho & Toorto Shukulaato) Gâteau au Chocolat & Torte كـيـك وتورتة الشوكولاتة

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Chocolate Cake & Torte Good chocolate cake reminds both of us of La Baguette in Jeddah. It was one of those places we liked to frequent during our stay in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It was without doubt the best Patisserie/Cafe in Jeddah. We remember the owner, a young Saudi gentleman,…

Crostata (Doolsho Malmalaaddo) Tarte à la confiture كيك المربى

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Crostata This recipe has its origins in Bardera, Somalia. There, a Somali cook trained by Italians used to prepare a ricotta crostata using a delicious, buttery dough. A few years later, my mother, Hooyo Fadumo, replaced the ricotta with jam and our Doolsho Malmalaaddo was born. It was prepared in…

2 Sponge Cakes (2 Doolsho Soomaali) 2 Génoises ٢ كيك إسفنجي

2 Sponge Cakes (2 Doolsho Soomaali) ٢ كيك إسفنجي

English Af-Soomaali Français   A sponge cake was the first cake we baked in Somalia. The ingredients were: 6 eggs, 1 cup sugar, and 1 cup flour. The steps were: separate the yolks from the egg whites; beat the egg whites with the sugar until foamy; beat in the egg yolks, then gently add the…

Orange Juice Cake (Doolshe Casiir Leh) Gâteau au Jus d’Orange كيك بعصير البرتقال

Orange Juice Cake (Doolshe Casiir Leh) كيك بعصير البرتقال

  We had to bake this cake three times for this post. It wasn’t because it did not come out right the first time. When we first baked it last Friday, we could not resist and we had it with tea while still warm and without the glaze. We then baked it on Saturday, poured…

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We are a husband and wife team and we live in Canada. In a world full of food complications, we make cooking very simple. Our recipe videos will make your cooking easy, relaxed and enjoyable. We bring you the foods we love from Somalia and from around the world.