VERMICELLI CAKE (SAWINE CAKE)

INGREDIENTS: 200 g vermicelli 1/2 cup condensed milk (can be adjusted) 4 tbsp margarine or salted butter 2 cups evaporated milk 1 cup water 1 1/2 tsp vanilla essence 1 – 2 cinnamon sticks (depending on the size) 8 cloves (approx.) 1/4 cup raisins (can be adjusted) 1/4 cup cherries (can be adjusted) almonds (optional)…

SAWINE

Sawine is usually made for Eid, which is a public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago and marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan (month of fasting) for Muslims. What exactly is sawine? It’s a very rich sweet treat made with vermicelli, condensed milk, evaporated milk and flavoured with spice. Like many food related items…