Dulce de Papaya

Monika Rosales


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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15 Min
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1 large
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


  • 1peel the papaya, cut in half lengthwise, take out the inside seeds, cut into bite size cubes.
  • 2in a large pot add water with the rest of the ingredients, add the papaya, and gently simmer with the lid on , about 1 hour.
  • 3remove 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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