Turkish squares

Vegetarian
Health score
8%
Turkish squares
45 min.
8
604kcal
100%sweetness
53.64%saltiness
23.69%sourness
24.48%bitterness
22.59%savoriness
50.26%fattiness
0%spiciness

Ingredients

  • 125 butter softened
  • 150 sugar 
  •  egg yolk separated
  • 500 buttermilk sour
  • 0.5 tsp vanilla extract 
  • 400 semolina 
  • Tbs double-acting baking powder 
  • 100 almonds flaked for topping
  • 200 ml water 
  • 200 sugar 
  •  juice of lemon 

Equipment

  • frying pan
  • baking paper
  • oven
  • toothpicks

Directions

  1. For the syrup mix all ingredients, bring to the boil, then reduce the flame and cook over low heat for 5 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  2. Beat butter and sugar for 4 minutes until light and creamy.
  3. Stir in egg yolks one at a time, combine.
  4. Add sour milk, vanilla extract and semolina mixed with baking powder.
  5. Mix and combine.
  6. Beat the egg whites into stiff peaks. Gradually add to the semolina mixture, lightly stirring after each addition until completely combined.
  7. Line with parchment paper a baking rectangle shape (about 25x25cm) and cover evenly with the cake batter.
  8. Bake the cake in a preheated oven at 180C for about 35 minutes or until done (the trick with a toothpick).
  9. Prick the still hot cake with a toothpick and pour the cooled syrup over it. Leave the cake in a pan until cool, then sprinkle with flaked almonds.
  10. Cut the cake into squares and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Calories604kcal
Protein8.19%
Fat35.19%
Carbs56.62%

Properties

Glycemic Index
47.15
Glycemic Load
50.6
Inflammation Score
-7
Nutrition Score
18.288260869565%

Flavonoids

Cyanidin
0.31mg
Catechin
0.16mg
Epigallocatechin
0.32mg
Epicatechin
0.08mg
Eriodictyol
0.4mg
Hesperetin
1.09mg
Naringenin
0.16mg
Isorhamnetin
0.33mg
Kaempferol
0.05mg
Quercetin
0.07mg

Taste

Sweetness:
100%
Saltiness:
53.64%
Sourness:
23.69%
Bitterness:
24.48%
Savoriness:
22.59%
Fattiness:
50.26%
Spiciness:
0%

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:603.77kcal
30.19%
Fat:24.05g
36.99%
Saturated Fat:10.63g
66.45%
Carbohydrates:87.04g
29.01%
Net Carbohydrates:83.5g
30.36%
Sugar:47.54g
52.82%
Cholesterol:137.67mg
45.89%
Sodium:331.82mg
14.43%
Protein:12.59g
25.17%
Selenium:52.99µg
75.71%
Vitamin B2:0.6mg
35.18%
Vitamin B1:0.48mg
31.93%
Manganese:0.61mg
30.3%
Folate:115.23µg
28.81%
Vitamin E:3.98mg
26.53%
Phosphorus:253.58mg
25.36%
Calcium:219.17mg
21.92%
Vitamin B3:3.52mg
17.6%
Iron:3.1mg
17.25%
Magnesium:65.4mg
16.35%
Fiber:3.54g
14.15%
Copper:0.25mg
12.72%
Vitamin A:623.95IU
12.48%
Zinc:1.38mg
9.23%
Vitamin B5:0.88mg
8.82%
Vitamin D:1.3µg
8.66%
Potassium:291.85mg
8.34%
Vitamin B12:0.49µg
8.16%
Vitamin B6:0.13mg
6.33%
Vitamin C:2.9mg
3.52%
Vitamin K:1.34µg
1.28%
Source:Foodista