Tuesday, October 14, 2008

this looks...interesting

Frijal Colado - Sweet Black Bean Puree Dessert

2 cups dried black beans
Soak overnight in cold water

Drain, Place beans in saucepan, cover with water. Bring to boil and simmer over low heat until tender (1/2 to ¾ of an hour. Drain the beans , saving 1 cup of the liquid.

Put beans into food processor and puree until smooth.

1 tsp. ground cinnamon ½ tsp ground cloves
3 cups brown sugar (can use maple syrup) 3 Tbsp. ground sesame seeds
1 cup evaporated milk or 1 cup soy milk or 1 cup cocoanut milk

Bring the reserved liquid to a boil, add cinnamon, cloves and sugar and mix well. Add the pureed beans, milk and the ground sesame seeds, simmer, stirring continuously until thickened. Let cool to room temperature.

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