Moroccan Arabic: مسكوتةMeskouta is a Moroccan Arabic word which refers to a traditional Moroccan cake, often one made with either yogurt or orange juice as a key ingredient. They are typically served plain and not frosted, although jam is a popular topping or spread.
Recipes for meskouta vary according to family preferences. Vanilla and almond are popular flavorings. Spices, nuts and dried fruit and chocolate are optional ingredients which may be added to the cakes.
Meskouta is most often baked in a bundt, tube or loaf pan. See recipes for the following Moroccan cakes: