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
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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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