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Pastel Borracho, or how to have rum as dessert

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Name: Pastel Borracho (drunken cake)
Eaten in: Colombia
Category: Modern

If you ever have some extra rum in your kitchen, and you’d rather use it in a way that won’t have you do anything you regret… 

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Bizcochuelo, light and spongy cake

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Name: Bizcochuelo
Eaten in: Colombia
Category: Modern

I made this cake as the base for the pastel borracho (Colombian-style drunken) cake. It is a very light cake (lots of egg whites) and on the dry side, which is why it is perfect to soak… 

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Gateau mal élevé, Martinique sweet potato dessert

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Name: Gateau mal élevé (ill-mannered cake)
Eaten in: Martinique (French Caribbean)
Category: Traditional

This flan-like cake gets his name from the local slang as its main ingredients take on completely different and colorful meanings… 

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