Cassava Jam Curls

The Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) in St. Lucia has published a cookbook featuring 25 original cassava recipes, and who knew the starchy staple could be prepared in such sweet and savoury ways! These Jam Curls by Delma James of Bro’s Bakery are a must-try for the pastry lover!

Cassava Jam Curls
Total Time
45 mins
Course: Breakfast
Servings: 18
Author: Delma James
  • 1 lb mashed cassava
  • 2 lbs flour
  • 8 oz sugar
  • 5 oz butter
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. yeast
  • 1 tsp. vanilla essence
  • 4/5 cup water
  • Cinnamon and nutmeg to taste
  • 1-3 cups Raisins to taste
  • Mix jam
  1. MIx water, butter, sugar, vanilla essence and shortening in a bowl.

  2. Add mashed cassava, flour, yeast, cinnamon and nutmeg and mix until smooth.

  3. Flour your base and make a roll.

  4. Long-gate the roll then flatten it with a rolling pin.

  5. Paste the top with jam and sprinkle with raisins.

  6. Curl it in gently, and cut evenly to make individual pieces.

  7. Bake in a 315 degrees F oven for 20 mins

Browse more original cassava recipes from the book in the free digital copy right here

Saint Lucia's Cassava Recipe Book

Ministry of Agriculture (Saint Lucia)


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