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Makes 18    Hot  Dried Fruit  Vegetarian  Accompaniment  Caribbean West Indies  Nth America  North American  Eggless



75g/3 oz Polenta

125g/-5oz Self Raising Flour

150g/+5oz freshly grated or Desiccated Coconut 

1/2 teasp Grated Nutmeg

1/2 teasp Ground Cinnamon

240ml/8fl.oz. Milk

1/2 teasp Vanilla Essence

50g/2oz Sultanas

50g/2oz Dark Brown Sugar

2 tbsp Water

25g/1oz Butter, melted




1.  Preheat the oven to 180C, 350F, Gas Mark 4 and grease some baking sheets.


2. Place the polenta, flour , coconut, nutmeg and cinnamon  in a large bowl and mix well.


3. Add the  milk a little at a time and mix until smooth then add the vanilla, raisins, sugar, water and butter. Mix with a wooden spoon then knead until the mixture is smooth and even.


4.  Form the mixture into 18 balls, place on the greased baking sheets and bake for 30 minutes until golden.


Can also be poached for 10-15 minutes in boiling water.




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