Local favorite

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • 3 ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 box pistachio pudding mix

Combine all the above ingredients and mix well.

  • 4 eggs
  • 1½ cups evaporated milk
  • 3 ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 4-5 drops green food coloring

Add to dry ingredients and beat at medium speed for 3 minutes. Fold in the chopped nuts. Bake at 350 degrees until cake springs back at center when touched.
Serves 10-12.

By Tita Alvarez

Editor’s note: This recipe is from Lepblon Fina’tinas Para Guam: Guam Cookbook, 1985. Reprinted with permission from Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo, Y Inetnon Famalao’an (Women’s Association).
* Y Inetnon Famalao’an was a women’s organization composed of cabinet wives and women executives in the government of Guam.