Mouth-Watering Caribbean Sweets and Caribbean Desserts
Caribbean sweets and Caribbean desserts are often made using fresh fruit and other delicious local tropical ingredients. Here are some of the traditional Caribbean sweets that can be found in these beautiful tropical islands.
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The Caribbean Sea is a body of water that lies beside the Atlantic Ocean.
The many warm, beautiful islands which are found there form the Caribbean. Caribbean sweet potato pudding and Caribbean sweet bread can be found on salein sweets shops in the region.
The Caribbean is blessed with excellent weather all year round and is home to many species of tropical fruit trees and tropical plants.
Some of these tropical fruits, such as the abricot from Haiti, can be found on only one island. Others, such as pomegranates, avocadoes, carambolas (starfuit), tamarind, coconuts, papaya and bananas are common to all.
In the Caribbean fresh fruits are used to make these delicious sweets. Here are some of the traditional Caribbean desserts and sweets that can be found in the region.
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Prunes fill the bottom of this small cake, which is shaped like a cupcake.
Peanuts are first roasted, then added to sugar, ginger and other spices to make the crunchy candy known as peanut cake.
Tamarind can be sweet or sour. Tamarind balls are balls made with tamarind fruit and brown sugar.
Coconut is a healthy food. Coconut water is recommended as a substitute for oral rehydration fluid.
Coconut is grated before being used to make a kokada. The grated coconut is prepared in a brown sugar glaze.
Bananas are candied with brown sugar and spiked with rum to make these delicious candied bananas.
These are made of coconut which is finely diced and boiled with ginger and syrup.
This is an Indian-style dessert made by thickening milk with sugar and other ingredients.
The finished product is then cut into squares.
This is ground cashew nuts in a sugar cream.
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This is a hard toffee made of peanuts and syrup.
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This is milk fudge.
This is a blend of molasses, coconut, orange peel and ginger.
These are little balls of split pea flour which are fried and served with a sweet mango chutney.
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