Basbousa is a traditional Middle Eastern sweet treat that is made from semolina flour , sugar , and yogurt. it is often flavored with orange flower water and drenched with syrup. The origin of Basbousa is said to be in Egypt and it's believed to have been around for centuries. The name Basbousa is an Arabic word meaning "small kiss" or "little sweet thing" which is fitting because the small, sweet treat is often enjoyed as a dessert or snack. The recipe for Basbousa is believed to have originated in Egypt, but it is also popular in other countries in the Middle East, such as Lebanon, Syria, and Palestine. The variations of Basbousa can also be found in other Mediterranean countries, such as Greece where it's called revani and in Turkey where it's called Revani.