Sorrel Fruit Cake - Jamaican Recipes
During the Christmas season many Jamaican households make sorrel drink
. Did you know the sorrel pulp left from making the sorrel drink can be re-used. "Waste not, want not" is an old adage used by many Jamaicans and applies to this recipe. Here is an ingenious way to use the sorrel pulp to make a Sorrel Fruit Cake.
Green Plantain Cookies
Jamaicans love plantains. In the Caribbean plantains are mainly boiled or fried but are versatile enough to be used in cookies . Our green plantain cookies are a tropical treat topped with cherries for a colorful accent.
Dasheen Pudding - Jamaican Recipes
The dasheen, also known as coco, is most often used in Jamaica and Caribbean soups. The nutty flavor of the dasheen is perfectly blended with coconut and fruit for a tasty pudding dessert. Dasheen is often called coco, even though coco is a slightly smaller relative of the dasheen. This ancient tuber is actually called taro and was known to have been part of the Roman diet in ancient times.
Jamaican Breadfruit Muffin - Jamaican Recipes
In addition to being extremely tasty, this is one healthy muffin! Breadfruit offers a great source of soluble fiber, aids in the development of good cholesterol and is rich in Vitamin C, which is important in boosting the immune system.
Cassava Toto - Jamaican Recipes
Cassava Toto is similar to Coconut Toto and includes many of the same ingredients. Toto (pronounced toeto) is a Jamaican traditional desert that is served at most family gatherings. It is a favorite of Jamaican at home and abroad. Toto is one of the easiest Jamaican dishes to cook.
Breadfruit Pudding - Jamaican Recipes
Enjoyed as a breakfast food since the late 18th century, breadfruit can also make a hearty pudding. Try our Breadfruit Pudding recipe that features cinnamon, coconut milk, and wine.
Jamaican Style Sweet Potato Casserole
Seasoned Jamaican Style sweet potatoes and cheese - a heavenly combination of flavors that provide the perfect side dish for many a savory main course.
Recipe: Breadfruit Fruit Cake
An appealing mixture of nutritious breadfruit and blended fruits, this cake is a sweet treat that also brings substantial and traditional Jamaican food values to the table. Fruit Cake (Black Cake) is especially popular amongst Jamaican and Caribbean people during Christmas time.
Nothing says Caribbean cuisine like the spiky and creamy soursop fruit, and this no-bake cheesecake is as easy to make as it is delicious to eat.
Yellow Yam Pizza
The use of mashed yellow yam as the base for pizza toppings is a great idea, and so much healthier than regular pizza dough. Sliced frankfurters and salami provide the perfect topping ingredients.
Jamaican Egg Custard Recipe
Do you remember having egg custard? This is a classic Jamaican desert after dinner or at dinner parties. Egg custard could be served any time of day. It is easy to make with a short prep time. Here is our Jamaican Egg Custard recipe.
Jamaican Chicken Patty
The Jamaican patty comes in many varieties of fillings including chicken. Here is our Jamaican chicken patty recipe for our chicken lovers. The Jamaican patty is a pastry that contains a variety of tasty filling. The Jamaican patty can be eaten as a full meal or snack. It is often pair with coco bread as a part of a full meal.
Jamaican Meat Loaf
Jamaican Meat Loaf is described by some as the “little brother” to the Jamaican beef patty, even though it is bigger in size. Some say this because it’s simply a cocoa bread with the filling from a patty. If you love Jamaican beef patties you will love the Jamaican Meat Loaf. The recipe is broken town in to 3 parts: The filling, the dough, combining the dough & filling.
Jackass Corn Recipe (Donkey Corn)
Jackass Corn is a thin crisp traditional Jamaican biscuit that is a popular sweet treat due to the easily accessible ingredients. The biscuit is baked tough. Many say the biscuit derived it name Jackass corn because it is tough and stubborn like a jackass (donkey).
Jamaican Grater Cake
Do you like sweet treats? This recipe is for you. Grater cake is a traditional Jamaican sweet treat made mainly from coconut and sugar. It is easy to make and a great treat to serve as a desert. Enjoy our Jamaican Grater cake recipe.
Sweet Potato Pone
Many confuse sweet potato pone with sweet potato pudding. Even though they use similar ingredients pone is harder and usually contains no raisins. Many call it a harder version of "hell a top and hell a bottom and heaven in the middle". It is a dessert favorite after Sunday dinner.
Remember you mother or grandmother using the excess bread to make Jamaican Bread Pudding? It is a favorite for those with a sweet tooth. Enjoy our Jamaican bread pudding recipe.
Sweet Cassava Pudding
For a great Sunday dinner desert check out our Sweet Cassava Pudding recipe. We also included a recipe for a Golden sauce for a Jamaican pudding.
Like rice, cornmeal is a staple in the Jamaican diet . This makes cornmeal pudding a favorite deserts in Jamaica.
Coconut Toto - Jamaican Recipes
Toto (pronounced toeto) is a Jamaican traditional desert that is served at most family gatherings. It is a favorite of Jamaican at home and abroad. Toto is one of the easiest Jamaican dishes to cook. Coconut flavor is the key element of this traditional Jamaican dish. Enjoy our coconut Toto recipe. It is one of the many Jamaican coconut cakes that is served as a desert.
Bulla and Pear (Avocado) is an old time favorite especially in the Jamaican countryside. Check out our Jamaican Ginger Bulla Recipe.
Do you remember the days when you used to eat a patty with corn bread. Check out our Jamaican style cornbread receipe.
Sweet Potato Pudding
Sweet Potato Pudding is a favorite Sunday desert of Jamaicans and is fondly know as ""hell a top, hell a bottom and hallelujah in the middle'.
Jamaican Beef Patty
A traditional Jamaican favorite with a ground beef filling that features hot peppers cooked in a flaky pastry shell. The Jamaican patty can be eaten as a full meal or snack. It is often pair with coco bread as a part of a full meal. Here is our Jamaican beef patty recipe.
Spicy, sweet, and easy to make! With the warm aromas of cinnamon, mixed spice, vanilla, nutmeg and brown sugar, the lowly carrot becomes the central ingredient in this crowd-pleasing dessert.
A favorite with children, fresh grated coconut - with a touch of ginger - is at the heart of these cookies. A perfect addition to tea time.
Shredded coconut is the star of this tropical treat. Coconut bread is excellent with lime marmalade.