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Uruguayan Chaja Dessert

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

For the peaches:

2
tablespoons butter
3
tablespoons brown sugar
1
pack of 10 oz. Cascadian Farm™ Organic frozen sliced peaches
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/4
teaspoon cinnamon

To assemble the dessert:

1/2
prepared Betty Crocker™ angel food cake mix
1/2
cup dulce de leche
2
cups chopped meringue

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No nutrition information available for this recipe

Expert Tips

To get the same presentation as the photo, cut out pieces using a round cookie cutter. Then decorate with merengue and cinnamon.

This dessert is one of Uruguay’s traditional dishes. In this recipe you’ll find different tastes and textures in surprisingly delicious layers. You have to try this quick and easy version.

Directions

  • 1 Melt the butter in a pan and add the sugar and cinnamon. Stir well. Add the frozen peaches and cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Let cool and add the vanilla. Stir.
  • 2 Place one layer of cake in a rectangular 9x5 mold (loaf cake), moisten with the peach liquid, add a layer of caramel, then a layer of peaches, and sprinkle on 1/3 of the chopped meringues, then another layer of can and more peach liquid.
  • 3 Serve with chopped merengue and sprinkle with cinnamon powder.

This dessert is one of Uruguay’s traditional dishes. In this recipe you’ll find different tastes and textures in surprisingly delicious layers. You have to try this quick and easy version.

Rate and Comment

Pilar Hernandez Pilar Hernandez
September 15, 2015

This dessert is one of Uruguay’s traditional dishes. In this recipe you’ll find different tastes and textures in surprisingly delicious layers. You have to try this quick and easy version.