Pavê is a Brazilian layered dessert similar to a trifle, normally made with digestive biscuits or sponge fingers. This one is made with sponge fingers and fresh pineapple. The tin of condensed milk is used for measuring the ingredients.
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For the cream
1 (397g) tin sweetened condensed milk
1 tinful milk
1 tinful double cream
3 egg yolks
1/2 tablespoon cornflour
For the pineapple filling
1 fresh pineapple, peeled, cored and diced
2 tablespoons caster sugar
200g sponge fingers
100g desiccated coconut
Method Prep:1hr › Ready in:1hr
In a large saucepan combine condensed milk, milk, cream, egg yolks, sultanas and cornflour. Cook over medium heat, stirring, until thickened. Remove from heat and let cool.
In another saucepan, place the pineapple and sugar and cook until the sugar melts; bring to the boil and let boil for several minutes; remove from heat and stir.
In a 20x30cm baking dish layer sponge fingers, pineapple filling and sultana cream mixture. Repeat layers until all ingredients are used.
End with a layer of cream mixture and sprinkle generously with coconut. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.