SCALLOPED POTATOES

Who doesn’t enjoy scalloped potatoes? Potato dishes in general are a favorite and we are no stranger to a delightful scalloped potatoes dish. Here’s my simple recipe YIELD: 1 8X6 baking dish INGREDIENTS: 3 medium potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced 1/2 cup evaporated milk 1/2 cup heavy cream 1 tbsp. all purpose flour 1 pimento/flavor…

CURRANTS ROLL

Currants rolls are made like coconut rolls but of course using currants instead of coconut. I will admit that I am not a fan of currants but Trinis love their currants rolls so I wanted to share my recipe for these. YIELD: 14-15 (can vary depending on how the logs are cut when finished) INGREDIENTS:…

SPONGE CAKE

My absolute favorite type of cake is SPONGE CAKE! especially when it is now out of the oven! This cake has many variations but here is my simple sponge cake recipe. You will notice that I am using condensed milk in this recipe! The extra sweetness from it just add some extra yumminess to the…

TRINI FRUIT CAKE (NO ALCOHOL)

Fruit cake is one of the main desserts that is popular during the Christmas season in Trinidad. There are many different ways in which fruit cake can be made. Most times, alcohol is added and browning as well to create a black cake or black fruit cake. In this recipe however I’ll be using grape…

CREME CARAMEL

INGREDIENTS: 6 large eggs 1 tin condensed milk 1 1/2 cup evaporated milk 2 tbsp powdered milk 1 tsp vanilla essence 1/4 tsp JGM PRODUCTS ginger powder 1/2 tsp JGM PRODUCTS cinnamon powder 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup water (approx.)   DIRECTIONS: Add sugar and water to a pot over low/medium heat. Bring to…

OREO CHEESECAKES

YIELD: 8 INGREDIENTS: 8 oz cream cheese 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 egg 3/4 tsp vanilla essence 1/4 cup sour cream 4 Oreos Whipped cream For crust: 8 oreos 1 tbsp butter, melted DIRECTIONS: Place 8 Oreos in food processor. Process until you have fine crumbs. Combine crumbs with melted butter. Mix until all the…

COCONUT DROPS

Coconut Drops – a sweet coconut snack/dessert item you will love! INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 cups grated coconut 1 cup all purpose flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 cup raisins 1/2 tsp JGM Products cinnamon 1/4 tsp nutmeg 2 tbsp coconut milk 1 tsp vanilla essence 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 tbsp margarine While experimenting with…

WHOLE ROAST CHICKEN

This is super easy and delicious recipe for a whole roasted chicken is a MUST TRY! INGREDIENTS: 1 2 1/2 lb whole chicken 4 tbsp unsalted butter 1 tbsp JGM Products MSG Free All Purpose Seasoning 1 tbsp JGM Products paprika 1 tbsp JGM Products garlic powder 1 tsp JGM Products cayenne pepper 1 tbsp…

MINI EGGNOG CHEESECAKES

End of the year season is here and it is all about those festive dishes! These eggnog cheesecakes will certainly add something extra to your table! INGREDIENTS: – 16 oz cream cheese – 1/2 cup eggnog – 1 tsp vanilla essence – 1/4 tsp nutmeg – 1/3 cud granulated sugar – 2 eggs – 3…

CHOCOLATE CHIP CAKE MIX COOKIES

If you’ve got a box of cake mix at home and you are looking for some fun ideas then you need to try these…chocolate chip cookies!!! It’s so easy and the kids will absolutely love it! INGREDIENTS: – 1 box yellow cake mix (or any of your choice) – 2 eggs – 1/2 cup vegetable…