Description Edit

Fruity Mampostial is a delicious twist on a traditional Puerto Rican dessert.It's just a sweet easy mess to make for dessert!

Ingredients Edit

Syrup Edit

Mampostial Edit

  • ½ cup coconut, grated or shredded
  • ½ cup crushed pineapple in juice
  • 1 pre-baked pie crust, of your choice (optional)
  • plastic wrap (if you choose squares)

Directions Edit

  1. Put the water, brown or date sugar in a heavy pan.
  2. Simmer stirring constantly for 3 minutes.
  3. Add the pineapple juice and grated lemon peel and simmer till the syrup gets very thick.

Mampostial Edit

  1. Just add the coconut and the crushed pineapple to the thick syrup and cook it, sitrring constantly until it gets very thick.
  2. You now have 2 options on how to use this thick candy mix.

Method One Edit

  1. Pour it or dump it onto a non-stick cookie sheet and let it cool.
  2. After that you can cut it in squares and wrap them on plastic wrap and refrigerate them till you are ready to eat them, or

Method Two Edit

  1. You can pour the thick candy mix from the pan into the prebaked pie crust and just chill in the refrigerator till you serve it.
  2. This will be further removed from the traditional mampostial but is simply yummy!.
  3. These are two different variations of a delicious traditional dessert from Puerto Rico.
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