Mazamorra Morada – The sweet taste of Independence

Mazamorra Morada – The sweet taste of Independence

This weekend, Peru is celebrating 191 years as an indepent country. There will be parties and parades in every neighborhood of every city, and people will travel around the country to celebrate, the way only Latin Americans know how to celebrate. Restaurants all over the country expect millions of diners, eager to indulge in their favorite [...]

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds ears maíz morado (purple corn)
  • 3 cloves
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 pineapple, peeled and chopped
  • 1 Granny Smiths apple, peeled and cored
  • 1 quince, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 9 cups water
  • ½ cup prunes
  • ½ cup dried apricots
  • ½ cup sweet potato starch (or potato starch)
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • 1 lime
  • Ground cinnamon
Read the whole recipe on Peru Delights