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Easy Brazilian Pumpkin Coconut Dessert with Few Ingredients Recipe

Easy Brazilian Pumpkin Coconut Dessert with Few Ingredients

Description

This easy Brazilian pumpkin dessert with coconut uses very few ingredients, 5 to be exact, and is usually eaten with queso fresco and bread.

Ingredients

  • 1 (2 pound) fresh pumpkin, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 10 whole cloves
  • 1 ½ cups unsweetened dried coconut

Instructions


  1. Combine pumpkin, sugar, cinnamon sticks, and cloves in a large pot over low heat. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until pumpkin is very soft, about 30 minutes. Mix in coconut and remove from heat. Mash large pumpkin pieces with a potato mash, or leave them slightly chunky. Let cool for 10 minutes.
  2. Transfer to a container with a lid and refrigerate.

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Nutritional Information

Easy Brazilian Pumpkin Coconut Dessert with Few Ingredients

Servings Per Recipe: 6
Calories: 458.5
% Daily Value *
protein: 7 %
carbohydrates: 27 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 23 %
sugars:
fat: 24 %
saturated fat: 67 %
cholesterol:
vitamin a iu: 224 %
niacin equivalents: 13 %
vitamin b6: 10 %
vitamin c: 23 %
folate: 7 %
calcium: 6 %
iron: 12 %
magnesium: 14 %
potassium: 18 %
sodium: 1 %
thiamin: 9 %
calories from fat:
percent of calories from carbs:
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percent of calories from protein:
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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