Caribbean Recipes –Antigua’s Ducana

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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 10, 2020: Over the holidays, a friend of ours served Ducana, an Antiguan delicacy. It was delicious so we wanted to share it with you this week. Here’s how you make it.
INGREDIENTS

2 cups grated sweet potato

2 cups grated coconut

2 cups grated pumpkin (optional)

1 ½ cup flour

Brown sugar to taste

1 tsp. cinnamon

1 dash of salt

Milk or water to mix

Sterilized banana leaves and strips of banana stem

½ tsp. grated nutmeg

Method:

Sift flour, salt and spices in a bowl.

Add potato, coconut and pumpkin and mix well.

Add sugar.

Mix to a very thick batter with milk or water.

Drop batter into squares of banana leaves.

Fold securely.

Tie with strips of banana stem.

Cook in rapidly boiling water until firm.

Serve with cooked salt fish.

Bon Appetite