Pastira (Macaroni Cake) Recipe - Allrecipes.com

Pastira (Macaroni Cake)

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"This is a sort of Italian version of custard, made with macaroni."

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Original recipe makes 20 servings Change Servings

Directions

  1. Beat eggs and sugar, add Ricotta, milk, and vanilla. Mix thoroughly.
  2. Cook macaroni, drain, put in large mixing bowl and melt butter over top.
  3. Add egg/Ricotta mixture, stirring in thoroughly. Pour into thoroughly buttered 6x10 inch pan.
  4. Bake for 1 hour at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C), let cool, then refrigerate before serving.
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Sep 10, 2003

Add less sugar.

 
Dec 17, 2005

This is pretty good. The texture was a little odd, but that was because of the pound of ricotta! Mmmmm! Also, I put the salt in the water for the noodles, because it didn't say what to do with it. I might try it in the mixture next time.

 

6 Ratings

Mar 21, 2008

excellant! also I add dabs of ricotta cheese throughout and fruit cocktail and nutmeg before baking

 
Jul 25, 2007

This was very good. I put strawberry topping on it and made it even better.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 146 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 20.9 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 69 mg
  • 23%
  • Fat
  • 4.7 g
  • 7%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 5.4 g
  • 11%
  • Sodium
  • 177 mg
  • 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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