TART

This “pie” like dessert is a staple for Holidays! Some popular fillings are Pineapple, Coconut and Guava. TART PASTRY 4 cups – sifted all purpose flour 1 cup – sugar 4 tsp – baking powder 1/2 tsp – salt 1 1/2 tsp – vanilla essence 1 1/2 tsp – almond […]

Continue Reading

GRANNY’S POUND CAKE

I have been searching for this one and finally found it this weekend among some old family pictures. Every Sunday morning when I was little, we would make this for Sunday dinner. Aside from Garbanzo Bean Soup, it is the one thing that I always remembered. INGREDIENTS 1 cup butter […]

Continue Reading

FUDGE

1 cup brown sugar 1 tin condensed milk ¼ lb. (½ cup) butter Grease baking pan and set aside.  Melt butter in pan.  Once melted, add remaining ingredients  stir continuously until thick and pulls away from sides of pan.  Drop a tsp of fudge to water to test if it is ready. […]

Continue Reading

STEW TAMARIND

INGREDIENTS Tamarind Brown Sugar Cinnamon Vanilla Extract (optional) DIRECTIONS Shell and devein tamarind. Soak in water for a couple hours. Throw off water. Put tamarind in pot with fresh water to just cover Tamarind. Bring to boil and simmer for 30 minutes. Throw off most of the water to make […]

Continue Reading

COCONUT SUGAR CAKE

    INGREDIENTS 2 c Sugar ½ c water 1 ¼ c shredded coconut ½ tsp vanilla essence DIRECTIONS Mix first three ingredients together in a pot. Cook slowly while stirring constantly to avoid sticking, until mixture forms a soft ball. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla essence well. […]

Continue Reading

Red Grout

    RED GROUT UVI Native Recipes Extract juice from guavas. Peel skin from guavas and remove seeds.  Shell may be used for preserves.  Cover skins and seeds with water and boil.  Drain water from fruit skin and seeds. OR Dice guavas.  Cover with water and boil.  Drain. Mix ¼ […]

Continue Reading

CARROT CAKE

    Cake 2 cups all purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 cups sugar 1 1/4 cups canola oil 4 large eggs 3 cups grated carrots 1 1/4 cups coarsely chopped walnuts (optional) 1 tablespoons minced peeled ginger Icing 10 ounces cream […]

Continue Reading

Black Cake – Mike Foley

    Ingredients for the fruit 1 3/4 cups whole raw almonds, coarsely chopped 1 3/4 cups dried cherries, coarsely chopped 1 3/4 cups prunes, coarsely chopped 1 1/2 cups dark rum, such as Cruzan, plus 4 tablespoons for brushing 1 1/2 cups raisins, coarsely chopped 1 1/2 cups ruby […]

Continue Reading

Banana Fritters

    BANANA FRITTERS oil – for frying 5 very ripe bananas 1 egg, lightly beaten ½ cup milk ¼ c brown sugar 1 ½ tsp vanilla essence 1 cup flour 1 tsp baking soda ¼ tsp nutmeg 1 tsp cinnamon Mash bananas with a fork until smooth.  Add all […]

Continue Reading

VIENNA CAKE

    VIENNA CAKE 1c Butter @ room temp (unsalted) 2c Sugar 3c Flour (Swan’s) 4 eggs 1c milk (whole) 2 T canola oil 1t vanilla extract 3t baking powder ½t almond extract Spray pans with floured cooking spray.  Cream butter until fluffy.  Add sugar and mix about 6-8 more […]

Continue Reading