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dulce de papaya

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Monika Rosales
Pembroke Pines, FL

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

(1 rating)
yield 4 -6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 2 Hr

Ingredients For dulce de papaya

  • 1 lg
    green papaya
  • 4 c
  • 1 c
    light brown sugar
  • 1 c
    baking splenda
  • 1 stick
  • 1 tsp
    ground cinnamon

How To Make dulce de papaya

  • 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