Learn how to make the pumpkin dessert typical of Brazilian cuisine that cannot be missed in your home. Delicious!


  • 4 cups of ripe pumpkin
  • 2 grated carrots
  • 2 tablespoons defatted grated coconut
  • Sweetener to taste
  • Cloves to taste
  • Cinnamon sticks

Preparation Mode

  1. Cook the pumpkin and carrot with cinnamon and cloves.
  2. If necessary add water.
  3. When it is cooked, add the grated coconut and let it cook.
  4. Once cold, sweeten to taste.

Mom Tips

When purchasing grated coconut: On the front of the package it should say “dehydrated, partially defatted”.

Sweetener: use Oven and Stove sweetener that replaces sugar, eliminating conversion tables and calculations.

For sweet recipes, the ideal is the pumpkin known as paulistinha (neck pumpkin) or dried pumpkin.

Yield of 2 servings

Source: https://www.receitasdemae.com.br/receitas/doce-de-abobora-com-cenoura/

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