Makes: rectangular baking pan

Preparation Time: 40 minutes

Level: Easy

INGREDIENTS

  • 1½ teacups of raw, grated manioc, peeled
  • ½ teacup of brown or gramixó sugar 
  • 1 teacup of coconut milk (p. 290)
  • ½ teacup of whole milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 tablespoon of baking powder
  • All-purpose or rice flour, to coat the baking tray

PREPARATION

Combine all the ingredients, except for the baking powder, and mix them in a blender until smooth. Add the baking powder, mixing it into the dough. Grease a baking pan with butter and all-purpose or rice flour, pour in the dough and bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for about 30 minutes, or until golden.

IN DETAIL: This popular cake found on the tables and fairs of Acre state uses gramixó, a kind of brown sugar. In the North region, this type of sugar is very similar to rapadura, although not as firm. I’ve watched the gramixó making process in a community in Juruá, one of the Amazon’s tributary rivers. By means of


Posted in 13 de October de 2020
Categories: Recipes