This pumpkin dessert is very famous in Brazil and is eaten everywhere - we call it Doce de Abóbora com Coco. You only need 5 ingredients. Serve cold or at room temperature. It is usually eaten with queso fresco, but I like to serve it with goat cheese or eat it on bread.

Rita

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
30 mins
additional:
10 mins
total:
50 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • Transfer to a container with a lid and refrigerate.

Nutrition Facts

459 calories; protein 3.3g 7% DV; carbohydrates 83.8g 27% DV; fat 15.3g 24% DV; cholesterolmg; sodium 14.7mg 1% DV. Full Nutrition