Bolo pega marido (Husband-Catcher Cake)

Bolo pega marido (Husband-Catcher Cake)


“Bolo pega marido” is a cake with a pudding-like consistency. It’s a variation of “Pudim de leite Moça” (Milk Pudding), a traditional brazilian recipe, enriched with coconut milk and flour. It is a delicate cake with personality, very quick and easy to make!

• 300 ml sweetened condensed milk (300 ml)
• 3 large eggs
• 150 g sugar
• 150 g all-purpose flour (use 120 g flour if you want it more creamy)
• 60 g melted butter
• 200 ml coconut milk
• 300 ml whole milk
Prepare the topping (if you want):
• 200 ml coconut milk
• 40 g sugar
• 75 g dry coconut flakes

Preparation method

  1. Blend all ingredients together with a mixer, until the batter is smooth.
  2. Brush lightly a ring mould with melted butter and sprinkle with all-purpose flour.
  3. Pour the batter into the ring mould.
  4. Cook in preheated oven at 190°C for about 40 minutes. Stick a toothpick in the center of the cake, if it comes out clean the cake is ready.
  5. Wait 5 minutes before unmolding.
  6. Prepare the topping (if you want): combine all the ingredients together and bring to a boil. If too dry add a little more milk . Spread hot glaze over top of cake OR when you serve top each slice of cake with a spoon of glaze.

Posted on: 07 May 2020