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Bolo di Frigidaire

Category: Desserts

Bolo di Frigidaire

Bolo di Frigidaire literally meaning fridge cake, it's Aruba's favorite Happy New Years cake. read more

Ingredients

  • 2 cups butter
  • 2 medium can of crushed pineapple
  • 1 small jar of cherry (cut in tiny pieces)
  • 8 eggs
  • pineapple water
  • cherry water
  • vanilla
  • rum

Directions

Prepare pan lefi as indicated, see Pan Lefi

Beat long and hard in a big bowl:
2 cups butter Add a little at a time:
2 cups sugar Remove water from the:
2 medium can of crushed pineapple
1 small jar of cherry (cut in tiny pieces)
8 eggs Add the crushed pineapple, little pieces of cherry and the egg yolks to the mixture of butter and sugar.

Beat the egg whites well till it thickens and add it to the mixture as well. Then mix them all together in the big bowl. Set water of pineapple and cherry aside for later use. Slices the pan levi in three decks with a knife moistened in a syrup at taste made of:
pineapple water
cherry water
vanilla
rum

On the first deck spread the creamy mixture, sprinkle the syrup on top and close with the second deck, repeat. On top of the cake sprinkle some syrup spread the rest of the cream. Garnish with pineapple and cherry.

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