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Pastira (Macaroni Cake)

Rated as 3.67 out of 5 Stars

"This is a sort of Italian version of custard, made with macaroni."
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servings 146 cals
Original recipe yields 20 servings


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  1. Beat eggs and sugar, add Ricotta, milk, and vanilla. Mix thoroughly.
  2. Cook macaroni, drain, put in large mixing bowl and melt butter over top.
  3. Add egg/Ricotta mixture, stirring in thoroughly. Pour into thoroughly buttered 6x10 inch pan.
  4. Bake for 1 hour at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C), let cool, then refrigerate before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 146 calories; 4.7 g fat; 20.9 g carbohydrates; 5.4 g protein; 62 mg cholesterol; 177 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This is pretty good. The texture was a little odd, but that was because of the pound of ricotta! Mmmmm! Also, I put the salt in the water for the noodles, because it didn't say what to do with...

Add less sugar.

excellant! also I add dabs of ricotta cheese throughout and fruit cocktail and nutmeg before baking

This was very good. I put strawberry topping on it and made it even better.