Pudín de Mamey

Mamey Pudding

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Eating Cuban

By Beverly Cox and Martin Jacobs

Published 2006

  • About

Spanish settlers arriving in Cuba were delighted to find tropical fruits like guava and mamey growing wild on the island. They soon adapted recipes brought from Seville or Madrid to include these delicious new foods. Puddings and flans are classic Spanish desserts. In this recipe, the addition of pureed fresh mamey gives the pudding a lovely pink-orange color and delicate fruit flavor. As a variation, instead of buttering the mold, line it with a pale golden caramel, as in the recipe for