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“Bolo Pretu” (Bride’s cake)

Ingredients:

1 pound of nuts 3 cups of sugar 1 pound of figs 1 pound of citron 1 pound of almonds 1-1/2 pound of raisins 2 pounds of currants 2 pounds of glazed mixed 1-1/2 pound of pitted dates 3 pounds of pitted prunes

2 tablespoons of -Angostura Bitters -1/2 bottle of brandy -1/2 […]

“Appeltaart” (Apple tart)

INGREDIENTS FOR DOUGH:

1 egg yolk -3/4 cup of butter 2-1/4 cups of flour -3/4 cup of sugar (brown) -a pinch of salt to taste 2 small bags of vanilla (sugar)

First knead the butter, sugar, flour, salt and the yolk together to form the dough.

Use 2/3 of the dough to line a […]

“Pan Dushi” (Curacao new year’s cake)

Ingredients:

1 cup of milk -1/4 cup of brandy 2 cups of sugar -1/2 cup of butter 4 cups of flour -1/2 cup of raisins -1/4 teaspoon of salt -1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg -1/2 cup of glazed fruit 2 teaspoons of cinnamon 5 eggs, slightly beaten 3 teaspoons of baking powder

Directions:

Dissolve the […]

“Quesillo” (Flan)

Ingredients:

12 eggs 4 cups of milk 3 cups of sugar 2 teaspoons of vanilla -a pinch of salt to taste

Directions:

Caramelize 1 cup sugar over low flame till golden brown and cover bottom and sides of mold with it. Mix milk and remaining sugar and scald.

Cool lightly, add to slightly beaten […]

“Bolo di Pan” (bread pudding)

Ingredients:

4 beaten eggs 3 cups of milk 2 cups sof ugar -1/4 teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon of vanilla 1-1/2 teaspoons of cinnamon 1 loaf of bread (20 slices) -1/2 cup of butter or margarine -1/2 cup of raisins or cut up prunes -1/4 cup of crystallized chopped fruit 4 tablespoons orange marmalade […]

“Lime Soda Pudding”

Ingredients:

1 cup of boiling water 1 cup of chopped pecans -One 6 oz. package of lime gelatin -One 8 oz. package of cream cheese -One 20 oz. can of crushed pineapple -One 12 oz. bottle of Hi Spot, 7up or Sprite

Directions:

Dissolve the gelatin in the boiling water. Add cream cheese and […]

“Golden Cake”

Ingredients:

10 egg yolks 2 cups of sugar -1/4 teaspoon of salt 1 cup of cold water 2 2/3 cups of sifted flour 2 teaspoons of baking powder 1 teaspoon vanilla or lemon extract

Directions:

Sift flour with baking powder. Beat the egg yolks until thick and very light in color. Now add the […]

“Forgotten Pudding” (Caramelized Meringue Cake)

Ingredients:

2 teaspoons of vanilla 3/8 teaspoon cream of tartar 1-1/2 cups egg whites (8 to 10 eggs) -1/2 teaspoon grated lemon or lime peel 1-1/2 cups sugar plus extra for coating

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 500 degrees F. Beat the egg whites until stiff with cream of tartar and grated peel, add […]

“Easy custard sauce”

Ingredients:

1-1/4 cups of milk -1/2 teaspoon of vanilla -1/4 cup of Curacao liqueur -1/2 package of vanilla pudding

Directions:

First cook together pudding with milk to a boiling point. blend in vanilla. Cool and add the liqueur.

“Jewel Box”

Ingredients:

1-1/2 to 2 cups of sugar 2 raspberry, 2 black cherry) 3 envelopes unflavoured gelatin 1-1/2 cups of egg whites (about 8 to 10) Juice of 1 large lime (2 tablespoons) eight 3 oz. packages of gelatin -(2 lime, 2 orange,

Instructions For Preparation:

Day before: Mix each 2 packages of the fruit gelatin […]