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       Title: HALVAH CAKE
  Categories: Cakes
       Yield: 16 Servings
     1/2 c  Tahini; sesame paste
     1/2 c  Sugar
       2 lg Eggs
     1/2 c  All-purpose flour
       1 ts Baking soda
     1/4 c  Water
       1 c  Semolina flour; pasta flour
     1/4 ts Cinnamon
     1/4 ts Cardamon
     1/4 ts Nutmeg
            Orange syrup *
   Combine the tahini and sugar in a large pot; stir over very low heat until
   well blended.  Remove from heat and add eggs one at a time, mixing well
   after each addition. Combine flour and baking soda and add, blending well.
   Add the water and stir until well-blended. Finally stir in the semolina and
     Pour batter into a well-greased 8 x 8 x 2 cake pan. Allow to stand for 30
   minutes.  Bake for 15 minutes in preheated 400 degree oven, then 15 minutes
   at 375 degrees, and 1/2 hour at 350 degrees. Allow cake to cool in the pan.
   Cut into squares and pour the hot syrup over the cold cake. Allow to stand
   in the pan until syrup is almonst absorbed. Serve at room temperature.
   Serves 16.
   * Orange syrup - combine 2 cups sugar, 1 cup water, juice of 1/2 lemon,
   juice of 1 orange in saucepan and cook for 20 minutes. Olivia Liebermann