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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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COCONUT DUMB BREAD

    INGREDIENTS  2 ½ lbs all-purpose flour 16 oz water ½ c sugar 6 oz evaporated milk 6 oz coconut milk 1 c butter (2 sticks) 1 c shortening 3 tbs baking powder ½ c dried shredded coconut 1 tsp salt DIRECTIONS In a large mixing bowl, combine all […]

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