Cookbook:Coconut Cream and Pound Cake with Moscatel (Bienmesabe)
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This popular and tasty dessert makes 10 portions.
- 8 coconuts
- 1/2 cup (120g) of sugar
- 9 egg yolks
- 3 or 4 pound cakes (biscochuelo) cut in 1/2in slices
- 1 bottle of moscatel wine
- powdered cinnamon
The easy way use coconut milk and mix with sugar, you don't need to add the eggs yolks.
- Grate the coconuts. Separate the coconut from the milk of the coconut. Combine the coconut (reserve the milk) with the sugar. Cook until a thick syrup is made. Remove from heat and to allow to rest.
- Beat the yolks with a little bit the coconut milk, add this to the syrup. Mix well, return to the heat. Stir constantly until it thickens well. Idea is to obtain a rather thick, very coconutty, coconut cream.
- In a glass dish, layer the coconut crème and the pound cake slices soaked in the wine. Continue alternating biscochuelo layers with the coconut cream. Sprinkle the top generously with cinnamon.