Desserts Recipes

Newfoundland is known for its delicious desserts and sweet treats. Here are some popular dessert recipes from Newfoundland:

  1. Date Squares: These are a classic Newfoundland dessert made with a mixture of dates, oats, and brown sugar, baked in a crust made of flour, butter, and brown sugar.
  2. Figgy Duff: Figgy Duff is a traditional Newfoundland dessert made with raisins, molasses, and flour, boiled in a cloth bag until it is dense and chewy. It is often served with molasses or rum sauce.
  3. Mincemeat Tarts: Mincemeat tarts are a traditional Christmas dessert made with a mixture of dried fruit, sugar, spices, and brandy, baked in a flaky pastry crust.
  4. Christmas Pudding: This rich and flavorful dessert is made with breadcrumbs, dried fruit, molasses, spices, and brandy, then steamed until tender and served with a warm sauce.
  5. Blueberry Grunt: Blueberry grunt is a traditional Newfoundland dessert made with fresh blueberries, sugar, and spices, simmered on the stove until thick and bubbly.
  6. Partridgeberry Tarts: Partridgeberries are a type of cranberry found in Newfoundland, and are often used to make tarts, pies, and jams. These tart and sweet berries are a staple of Newfoundland’s dessert repertoire.

These are just a few of the many delicious dessert recipes that can be found in Newfoundland. Whether you prefer something sweet and fruity, or rich and decadent, there is sure to be a recipe that will satisfy your sweet tooth.

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