Cuban Sweet Cornmeal in the Pressure Cooker

Cuban Sweet Cornmeal in the Pressure Cooker


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About this recipe: Cubans love pressure cookers and sweet desserts. This recipe combines that love into a delicious dessert or baby food.

Cubanita Bedfordshire, England, UK


  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 cup fine cornmeal (Available through Cuban Cuisine)
  • 1 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract or one teaspoon concentrated vanilla bean paste
  • Optional topping of Raw Cane syrup is available through Cuban Cuisine UK).
  • Optional topping is often a sprinkle of cinnamon.


  1. Combine all ingredients in the pressure cooker. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce to simmer for 12 -15 minutes.


A super easy dessert that transmutes humble cornmeal into a delicious dessert, Cuban style!

See it on my blog

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