Showing posts with label Dessert. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Dessert. Show all posts

Monday, March 28, 2016

Papaya in Syrup

  • 4 cups papaya (almost ripe) peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup of sugar (*)
  • 1 large cinnamon stick
  1. In a heavy-bottomed pot, cook over medium high heat, water, sugar and cinnamon and cook a thick syrup. Then, add the pieces of papaya and cook over medium high heat for 10 minutes.
  2. Remove the chopped papaya and place in a container (I used a glass bottle), then boil the syrup and cook five minutes more, add it to the chopped pieces of papaya. Let cool and store in the refrigerator.

(*)  I made this recipe with brown sugar. If you want it more sweeter, you must use white sugar.

Number of Service: 4
Time Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 25 minutes

Linking with:

Pieced Pastimes Saturday Sparks Link Party
Diana Rambles Pin Me Linky Party
The Pin Junkie Party
Rattlebridge Farm Foodie Friday and Everything Else
Home Sweet Home Party

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Lemon Pudding

  • 2 (14 ounces) cans condensed milk
  • 2 (315 gramos -11 ounces) cans evaporated milk
  • 16 graham crackers crushed
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Lemon slices
  1. In a mixing bowl, place milk and mix well. Add lemon juice, stirring well until the mixture thickens.
  2. Place  half of the crushed cookies in a mold and add the mixture. Freeze for several hours.
  3. Serve over crystal glasses; garnish with a spring of crushed cookies and a slice of lemon. 
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Sunday, February 2, 2014

Strawberry Banana Bread


For the Bread
  •     2 cups of all-purpose flour
  •     3/4 cup banana smashed (2 bananas)
  •     1 cup of strawberries, washed and chopped
  •     1 cup granulated sugar
  •     1 tablespoon of melted butter
  •     1 tablespoon oil
  •     1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  •     1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  •     1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  •     2 teaspoons baking powder
  •     1 egg, beaten
  •     Pinch of ground nutmeg
  •     4 1/2" width x 8 1/2" long loaf pan

For the Strawberries Syrup

  • 1 1/2 cup of strawberries, washed and chopped
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup granuladed sugar

For the Strawberries Syrup 

  1. Place in a saucepan at low heat the strawberries, sugar and water.  
  2. Cook for 20 minutes.
For the Bread

  1. In a bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, ground cinnamon and ground nutmeg.
  2. In other bowl, mix the banana smashed, egg beaten, melted butter, oil and vanilla. Then, add this mixture to the other.
  3. Mix well, add the strawberries.
  4. Pour mixture into a buttered pan.  Bake for 1 hour at 350° F. (I had to bake the mixture for 50 minutes at 300° F. because my oven usually is too hot).
  5. Remove from pan, cool for 20 minutes. 
  6. Place on top the strawberries syrup.

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Coffee Flan


  • 1 (14 ounces) can sweetened condensed milk 
  • 1 (11 ounces) can evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup brewed coffee
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons white vanilla extract
  • A flan pan
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water 


  1. Make caramel by combining sugar and water in the pan and cooking over moderate heat swirling occasionally until color begins to turn golden.
  2. Turn heat to low and continue cooking and swirling constantly until color is dark brown and mixture smells of caramel.  
  1. Place all the ingredients in the blender and blend for a minute.
  2. Strain the mixture in the caramelized flan pan.
  3. Cook over bain marie with boiling water at medium heat for 1 hour and 40 minutes
  4. Chill in refrigerator for 1 hour. Run a knife along the flan edges and invert onto serving plate. Serve. 
Preparation Time: 25 minutes 
Cooking Time: 1 hour 40 minutes

Linking with:

Crafts a la Mode Party 
Diana Rambles Pin Me Party 
Anyonita Nibbles Tasty Tuesdays 

    Friday, June 28, 2013

    My Favorite Chocolate Chips Cookies


    •     2 1/4 cups flour
    •     1 teaspoon baking soda
    •     1/2 teaspoon salt
    •     1 teaspoon white vanilla extract
    •     2 sticks (1 cup) salted butter
    •     2 eggs
    •     1/2 cup white sugar
    •     1/2 cup brown sugar
    •     1 cup "semi-sweet chocolate chips"


    1. Mix flour, baking soda and salt.
    2. Beat the butter, white sugar, brown sugar and white vanilla extract until smooth.  Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.  Then, go slowly adding the flour mixture. Finally, add the "semi-sweet chocolate chips".
    3. On a cookie sheet, place a spoonful of the mixture and bake at 350 ° F. for 8 minutes. It could be better to place only  8 cookies in the tray and bake 5 times.

    Preparation Time: 1 hour

    Cooking Time: 40 minutes

    Number of servings: 40

    I´m linking to:    Rattlebridge Farn Foodie Friday
                              The Dedicated House Make it Pretty Monday  
                              Home Sweet Home Party

    Thursday, December 6, 2012

    Banana Lemon Pudding


    • 1 (12-ounce box) vanilla wafers
    • 2 cans sweetened condensed milk 
    • 2 cans evaporated milk 
    • 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons lemon juice
    • 3 medium bananas sliced with lemon juice


    In a large bowl, combine sweetened condensed and evaporated milk.

    mixure with milks

    Add the lemon juice, beat well until it becomes a thick consistency.

    mixture with lemon

    Line pie plate with vanilla wafers, a layer of banana, pour mixture over the layers, alternate layer of wafers, layer of banana and continue until plate is full. Garnish with wafers and bananas.

    Chill and serve, overnight is desirable.  Keep refrigerated.

    Linking up with:

    Yummy Healthy Easy Tasteful Tuesday 

    Friday, September 7, 2012

    Easy Chocolate Cake


    • 2 cups all purpose-flour
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    • 2/3 cup salted butter
    • 1 2/3 cups white sugar
    • 3 eggs
    • 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 1 1/3 cups milk
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


    1. Pre-heat the oven to 350 degress F. 
    2. Prepare the cake pan with flour and chocolate, after oiling.  I used 8 inch round.
    3. Sift the flour, salt, baking soda and baking powder into the bowl and mix until combined.
    4. Beat butter, sugar and add the eggs one by one.
    5. In another bowl, combine cocoa, milk and vanilla with the sifted dry ingredients, beginning and ending with flour.
    6. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 35 minutos until a cake tester come out clean.  After this time, remove the cake from the oven.  Cool in the pan for 30 minutes, then turn it out.
    7. You can decorate the cake, sprinkling over a little powdered sugar or placing on top a heart cookie cutter with powdered sugar.

    Estamos participando en Create It Thursday Lamberts

    Thursday, September 6, 2012

    Sweet curdled milk


    • 8 cups of milk
    • 3 cups brown sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 4 tablespoons lemon juice 
    • 1 cinnamon stick
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla
    • 1 lemon zest
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt


    1. In a large pot, combine milk, cinnamon, vanilla, sugar, salt, lemon zest and  beaten eggs.  
    2. Then, bring to a boil to medium heat, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon.   
    3. Fifteen minutes later, add the lemon juice , bring to a low heat for 1 hour and 45 minutes.  "DON'T MOVE".
    4. Below, you can see, the mixture is so clear and looks like a crater, milk is curdling.

    Already here, the mixture takes a dark color because it has more than 1 hour on heat.

    Let cool slightly, refrigerate and serve.

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012



    • 3 sticks of butter
    • 6 eggs
    • 3 cups white sugar
    • 9 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 3 cups all-purpose flour
    • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract 
    • 1 ½ cup chopped walnut 
    • Salt to taste
    • confectioner's sugar 


    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour an 8 inch square pan.
    2. In a large saucepan, melt the butter.  Remove from heat, and stir in unsweetened cocoa powder, sugar and flour.  Move well. Then, add the eggs, one by one, salt, vanilla and nuts.
    3. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes.  Do not overcook.
    4. A time after, remove the pan from the oven and cut the dough into squares, sprinkling with confectioners' sugar on top.