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Pudín de Manzana

My grandmother used to say that there were always apples in Cuba.  I’m not sure what she meant but it was an argument-ender.  I thought of her when I came across an old Cuban recipe from the 1930s for apple pudding made with Bacardi rum.  Though apples aren’t native to the island, rum most definitely is.  I waited a few months to try it because, while we do always have apples in New York, I don’t always want them.  Out of season, they’re mostly texture and water.  Now that the markets are in full fall swing, I decided it was a good alternative to the pies and tarts I’ll be making once the holidays start.  Somewhere between a fallen souffle and bread pudding, I served it with lightly whipped cream though next time I might drizzle it with a caramel or rum sauce (for a little more authenticity). Read more