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Saturday, March 25, 2017

African Sweet Dessert Breadfruit

African Sweet Dessert Breadfruit

Sweet Dessert Breadfruit
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African breadfruit looks odd but is a perfect ingredient for a sweet African dessert. When breadfruit ripens, softening a bit the starch turns to sugar and the aroma and flavor is sweet.

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African Sweet Dessert Breadfruit


1 ripe breadfruit seeded, peeled and diced

3 large eggs

1 cup sugar

¼ cup all purpose flour

1 cup coconut milk

½ cup butter

2 teaspoon cinnamon

½ teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons coconut extract


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 1 1/2-quart baking dish.
In a large pot boil the breadfruit, then mash. Add milk, butter, sugar and spices. In a separate bowl whisk eggs and add 1 tablespoon of breadfruit mixture, whisk again then add eggs to breadfruit mixture. Transfer breadfruit mixture to the baking dish, bake until light brown about 35 minutes.

Sweet Dessert Breadfruit

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