cornmeal pudding (papas carolo). Jamaican Cornmeal Pudding also called cornmeal pone is a flavorful Jamaican dessert made from cornmeal, coconut milk, raisins, and spices. It is firm pudding consistency with a sweet and creamy coconut custard topping. Cornmeal pudding is a staple dessert in Jamaica and throughout the Caribbean.
This Portuguese rice pudding recipe comes straight from the Azores from my mom's recipe book. This is a traditional recipe served mostly during the Holy Spirit festivals but also enjoyed year round. Easy, quick mexican-style breakfast – great on cold mornings or for a late dinner – not too heavy. You can cook cornmeal pudding (papas carolo) using 6 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of cornmeal pudding (papas carolo)
- You need 150 grams of cornmeal.
- It’s 1 liter of milk (i use homo it gives a more creamy consistency ).
- You need 1 liter of water.
- It’s 1 pinch of salt.
- You need 1 tbsp of lemon zest.
- It’s 150 grams of sugar.
Blend together sugar, salt, nutmeg, mixed spice and coconut milk. Add to the cornmeal mixture, stirring until there are no lumps. Coat raisins with a little flour and sprinkle into mixture. Dot generously with butter or margarine.
cornmeal pudding (papas carolo) step by step
- in a large pan place water and salt and corn meal ,stir and cook in low heat about 40minutes stir consistently(when the water start to boil is normal for the cornmeal start sizzling ,just keep stirring ).
- add the milk and the lemon zest, cook more 25 minutes in low heat keep stirring.
- add the sugar stir a couple more times cook 5more minutes and place the pudding in a serving tray and let it cold down ,.
- sprinkled with cinnamon if you like.
Na Aldeia de Telhadela, em Albergaria-a-Velha, por alturas da matança do porco, eram servidas à sobremesa as papas carolas ou papas de carolo. This is one of the most common puddings (pudd'n) in Jamaica. Granted that what we call a pudding is a pone, this sweet baked fare sweetened with sugar and flavored with spices was to die for. We used to eat cornmeal pudding at least five times a week. A #Real Jamaican will have a healthy slice of pudding in the morning, noon or night – not only for dessert.