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This delicious Portuguese Pineapple and Maria cookies cake recipe (receita de bolo de ananas e bolacha Maria) is easy to prepare and doesn't require any cooking.
Preparation time:
20 min
Cooking Time:
Ready In:
20 min
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy

Portuguese Pineapple & Maria Cookies Cake Recipe

Portuguese Pineapple & Maria Cookies Cake Recipe

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Posted in: Cakes / Cheesecakes
Thu, Oct 4, 2018, 13:14
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1 can of pineapple3/4 lb of maria cookies2 and 1/2 cups of heavy cream1 and 3/4 cups of condensed milk4 sheets of gelatinGrated coconut (to taste)
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    1. In a chopper, chop the pineapple, drain the juice well and set aside.
    2. Soak the 4 sheets of gelatin in cold water and melt it in a water bath.
    3. Beat the cream and add the condensed milk and melted gelatin.
    4. Add the chopped pineapple and mix well.
    5. In a pyrex, alternate layers of cream, then cookies soaked in the pineapple juice, make sure to end with a layer of cream.
    6. Cover with grated coconut and place it in the refrigerator until it's cool.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: receitasdeportugal.com *


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