Caribbean Dessert Recipes

ImagCaribbean Dessert On the BeachImagine Enjoying Your Caribbean Dessert On the Beach
(Source ©vitalytitov/123RF)

Not only are these Caribbean dessert recipes easy to make, but the sweet, savory desserts are truly delicious. Eating them is the next best thing to a Caribbean holiday. Just imagine yourself seated at a sunny table on the beach getting ready to enjoy a tropical treat. It's the next best thing to an Island vacation in the sun.


Tangy Caribbean Dessert Recipes

These Caribbean pudding recipes feature the tangy taste of preserved ginger spice. Ginger comes from the knotty underground stem (rhizome) of the ginger plant that grows throughout most of the West Indies. Some of the world's best ginger comes from the beautiful island of Jamaica.

Cuban Pudding with Ginger

Mom's Recipe Scrapbooks (c. 1920s)

This vintage Cuban dessert takes a while to prepare yet it's not difficult to make. It's a delicious pudding suitable for any occasion.

Crumble a pound of sponge cakes and an equal quantity, or less if preferred, of coconut, grated, in a basin. Pour over two pints of rich cream previously sweetened with a quarter of a pound of loaf sugar and brought to the boiling point. Cover the basin and when the cream is soaked up stir in it eight well-beaten eggs.

Butter a mold, arrange four or five ounces of preserved ginger around it, pour in the pudding carefully and tie it down with a cloth. Steam or boil slowly for an hour and a half; serve with the syrup from the ginger, which should be warmed and poured over the pudding.

West Indian Pudding with Ginger

The Book of Household Management (1861)

Ingredients: 1 pint of cream, 1/2 lb of loaf sugar, 1/2 lb of Savoy or sponge cakes, 8 eggs, 3 oz of preserved green ginger.

Method: Crumble down the cakes, put them into a basin, and pour over them the cream, which should be previously sweetened and brought to the boiling-point; cover the basin, well beat the eggs, and when the cream is soaked up, stir them in.

Butter a mold, arrange the ginger round it, pour in the pudding carefully, and tie it down with a cloth; steam or boil it slowly for 1-1/2 hours, and serve with the syrup from the ginger, which should be warmed and poured over the pudding.

Sufficient for 5 or 6 persons. Seasonable at any time.


You May Also Like

International Dessert Recipe Collection






Enjoy a Laugh to Brighten Your Day!

Abbott and Costello

Listen to Bud Abbott and Lou Costello's "Who's On First?" skit from the World War 2 Special Services Division V-Disk.

(5: 54 min.)


Comments

Have your say! Leave a friendly comment about Grandma's old fashioned desserts in the box below. (No links or promotion please.)


Like This Page? Please Share It




Visit the Homemade Dessert Recipes Home Page

Old Fashioned Rose Cookbook Icon

Donald Bell is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. If you make a purchase through a link on this page, I may receive a small commission to help support this site — at no extra cost to you. Thank you.

Don Bell with Old Fashioned Recipes

Please click the Like button above and help me preserve Grandma's old fashioned recipes in their original form.


Need Help?

Puzzled about old time oven temperatures and measurement units? Click the Button below for helpful conversions.

Help Button Icon

Mystery Quiz

Mystery Item

What is this antique item? The Answer is found below.


Recent Articles

  1. Old Fashioned Gooseberry Pie Recipes

    You'll love Grandma's favorite gooseberry pie recipes. Nothing beats the tart, sweet taste of garden gooseberries in a pie.

    Read More

  2. Downspout 10 String Wind Harp

    I watched the video on making an Aeolian downspout harp and proceeded to create one: a 3x4-inch, 3 foot long, 10 string, 2 sided wind harp. I thought it

    Read More

  3. My Solo Build It Review & How to Build a Recipe Site

    Read my detailed Solo Build It Review with Q&As and step-by-step instructions on How to Build a Recipe Site.

    Read More

  4. Bake Homemade Pie Pops Today

    Make your own flaky, golden pie pops and surprise your friends and family with a truly yummy dessert treat that's easy to make and fun to serve.

    Read More

  5. Vintage Dessert Cake Recipes

    You will love these old fashioned dessert cake recipes for when you want to serve something that's proven to be delicious and different.

    Read More


Favorite
Topics


Quiz Answer

Grandma's button hooks for  fastening tight buttons on leather boots and gloves.