African Recipes by African Gourmet
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.
Prep time: 20 min Cook time: 35 min Total time: 55 min
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.