Papaya dessert

Papaya Dessert

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Cooling time 30 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 40 mins

Course Dessert

Servings 8
Calories 147 kcal

Ingredients

  

  • 2 papayas around 380 grams each
  • 2 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 litre water

Instructions

 

  • Peel and slice papayas into long strips, and remove seeds
  • In a large pot, heat all ingredients on low. Cook for two hours for the sugar, cinnamon and water to form a syrup
  • Once the syrup has the texture of honey and has a champagne-like color, remove from heat and place into a serving dish
  • Let cool slightly, and serve!

Notes

Enjoy this dessert during early Summer months, when papayas are at its peak season! Adapted from a recipe from the Sistema Nacional de Información Cultural

Nutrition Facts 

Disclaimer: the Nutrition Facts table reflects an approximation of the recipe’s nutrient content based on data from Canadian Nutrient File by Health Canada as of August 2020. The nutrient values are estimates and actual amounts will vary by ingredient source, freshness, preparation etc. 

Keyword Colombian, Wayuu