Dulce de Papaya

Monika Rosales

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@THEDEVOTEDCOOK

My amazing "second" father, my Tio Armando..taught me how to make this many,many years ago...as he had many Papaya trees, right in his back yard...when life gives you Papayas...you make Dulce de Papaya...my twist on this recipe is splenda


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

2 Hr

Ingredients

1 large
green papaya
4 c
water
1 c
light brown sugar
1 c
baking splenda
1 stick
cinnamon
1 tsp
ground cinnamon

Directions Step-By-Step

1
peel the papaya, cut in half lengthwise, take out the inside seeds, cut into bite size cubes.
2
in a large pot add water with the rest of the ingredients, add the papaya, and gently simmer with the lid on , about 1 hour.
3
remove lid and simmer another 1 hour, till the papaya is fork tender and the water has reduced by half,set aside let cool,(remove the cinnamon stick) put in a glass jar and refrigerate...taste awesome along side white cheese and Cuban crackers

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