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Habichuelas con Dulce is a Dominican staple popular around Easter. This recipe contains beans, coconut milk, and condensed milk.
If you’re looking for a new dessert to try this holiday season, why not consider habichuelas con dulce?
The liquid dessert is made using beans, coconut milk, and sweet potatoes along with spices and additional ingredients.
If you’re not from the Dominican Republic, you may find the combination a bit strange, but try it and see what you think.
What is Habichuelas con Dulce?
Roughly translated to sweet beans cream, habichuelas con dulce is a Dominican Republic liquid dessert that is spiced with cinnamon and cloves. To the American palate, it might seem like a strange combination, but once you try it, you’ll love the combination of flavors.
What type of beans should I use for Habichuelas con Dulce?
Red kidney beans are most often used, but some recipes also use pinto beans. It’s completely up to you. Play around with the recipe using different beans until you find one you like.
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Can you freeze habichelas con dulce?
Yes. You can even pour it into an ice cream maker and turn it into ice cream.
How to store habichelas con dulce?
Store the dessert in an airtight container. The dessert actually tastes even better the next day.
However, the longer it sits in the fridge, the more gastric distress it may cause when consumed. In other words, eat within 24 hours or freeze to avoid excess gas.
How long does it last in the fridge?
It is recommended that you not store your Habichuelas con Dulce for longer than 24 hours.
What are the ingredients to make habichuelas con dulce?
To make this sweet beans cream dessert you are going to need the following ingredients:
- Red kidney beans, cooked
- Evaporated milk
- Coconut milk
- Sweet potatoes
How to make habichuelas con dulce
Now that you have gathered your ingredients it is time to make habichuelas con dulce. All you have to do is follow the steps below:
In the glass of a blender process the red kidney beans and water. Strain and discard any solids. Transfer the liquid into a small pot over medium heat.
Add the evaporated milk, coconut milk, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, and sweet potatoes and cook for 25 minutes or until the potatoes are fork-tender.
Transfer to a food processor and pulse until everything is incorporated. Refrigerate for 2 hours before serving.
You can serve with milk cookies or casaba. If you want something a bit colder, you can freeze the mixture in an ice cream maker.
Your habichuelas con dulce is ready to serve!
Habichuelas con Dulce Recipe
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Habichuelas con Dulce Recipe
Habichuelas con Dulce is a dessert is made using beans, coconut milk, and sweet potatoes along with spices and additional ingredients. The liquid dessert is made using beans, coconut milk, and sweet potatoes along with spices and additional ingredients.
- 2 Cups red kidney beans, cooked
- 3 Cups of water
- 1 1/2 Cup evaporated milk
- 11/2 Cup coconut milk
- 3/4 Cup sugar
- 1 Tsp vanilla
- 1 Tsp cinnamon
- Pinch of ground cloves
- 1/4 Cup raisins
- 1/2 Cup sweet potatoes
- In the glass of a blender, process the red kidney beans and water. Strain and discard any solids. Transfer the liquid into a small pot over medium heat.
- Add the evaporated milk, coconut milk, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, and sweet potatoes and cook for 25 minutes or until the potatoes are fork-tender.
- Transfer to a food processor and pulse until everything is incorporated.
- Refrigerate for 2 hours before serving.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 702Total Fat: 49gSaturated Fat: 42gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 18mgSodium: 106mgCarbohydrates: 60gFiber: 5gSugar: 36gProtein: 14g
These nutritional calculations might not be accurate. Please speak with a licensed nutritionist to assist you.