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Celebrate Carnival with Devon Custard Cream Prinjolata Pops

Click here to watch me make my Carnival recipe using Devon Custard Cream Biscuits

Maltese Carnival Prinjolata

‘The feast before the fast is with us again and you can watch my good friend¬†Renato Briffa make traditional Prinjolata¬†from an old recipe passed on to him by his dad who owned a well know confectionery in Old Mint Street Valletta between 1956 and 1987. ‘ And to make his prinjolata you will need: 625g flour 200g butter 2 teaspoons baking powder a few … Read More Maltese Carnival Prinjolata

Carnival Treats

Carnival weekend is with us and the feast before the fast. We served Prinjolata during my Saturday baking morning yesterday and my crunchy potatoes. The traditional prinjolata recipe can be found here in English and in Maltese. There are other Carnival treats such as quick and easy cupcakes to make with the kids. ( and click here for Carnival Cupcakes recipe in Maltese ). … Read More Carnival Treats

How my pops started off… Renato’s Carnival Cake

I got a few emails and blog messages last night requesting Renato’s recipe which I meant to add today but instead I am flagging a new post as you may miss it if I add it at the bottom… The photo above is how my pops started off yesterday. A small carnival cake using Renato’s recipe. It is festive and cheerful, with quasi Christmas … Read More How my pops started off… Renato’s Carnival Cake

Bring on the Carnival with Priniolata Pops

Carnival is a big event on the island with a long weekend of celebration starting Thursday and ending Tuesday. Last week when we were at the cafe in the City , I pointed out a display of the traditional carnival pine nut cakes (Prinjolata pronounced Priniolata), although pine nuts are only used to decorate. The cake is rich and sweet, so sweet that you … Read More Bring on the Carnival with Priniolata Pops