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Jamaican Gizzarda Recipe aka Pinch Mi Roun

by Latoya Edwards
(Jamaica)

Jamaican Gizzarda Recipe aka Pinch Mi Roun

Jamaican Gizzarda Recipe aka Pinch Mi Roun

Jamaican Gizzarda aka Pinch Mi Roun Recipe || Jamaican Recipe Contest Entry #10

Jamaican Gizzarda, or pinch mi roun, is an authentic Jamaican sweet pastry, made from a puff pastry crust filled with spiced grated coconut.

This Jamaican sweet treat can never be forgotten because of its versatility and its crispy sweet spiced flavour.

It is great served at any occasion. It is a must, you have to bake it or taste it, and this is the reason why I should win this competition. I am carrying on the Jamaican culture of our authentic foods, so this wont be forgotten, teaching other people how to do it, as I have learnt from someone else.

This recipe is just the best, without apology, so follow me as we bake it together.

Coconut filling


INGREDIENTS

  • 1 medium dried coconut freshly grated ( do not remove juice)

  • 2 cups brown sugar

  • 1 tsp grated nutmeg

  • 1 tbsp cinnamon powder

  • 2 tsp pure vanilla

  • 1 tsp yellow almond flavouring

  • 1/4 tsp salt


Method
Add grated coconut to a bowl and all these ingredients for the filling to it, mix well with a spoon.

Cover and leave for half an hour. This will allow the sugar granules to dissolve in the coconut.


Pastry

(puff pastry but not too much kneading)
INGREDIENTS

  • 1 pound flour (cold)

  • 220 grams butter (cool)

  • 1 cup cold water


METHOD

We don't need to add anything else to make the dough because the butter will give a nice colour to the crust.

Preferably with clean hands incorporate flour and butter in a bowl working it through and through with your fingers until butter is mixed in well with flour and looks a bit crumbly.

Add a little cold water at a time and knead until dough is firm but not too tough,(you may not need to use all the water). Wrap in plastic wrap for half an hour.


FINAL PART




  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees celcius.
  2. In the meantime prepare a clean floured surface and a rolling pin.
  3. Grease a thick cookie sheet with a little butter.

    Making the shells:

  4. Break off a piece of the dough, roll into a ball and roll with the rolling pin to about 1/4 inch thick.

    If you are right handed, use your right index finger and place it about 1/2 inch away from the edge of the round piece, use your thumb and index finger on next hand to push up the 1/2 inch part and pinch, give a little space and repeat all around.

  5. Fill each shell with the coconut filling, but do not fill up too much as this will cause a spill.
  6. Bake for 40-45 mins.
  7. But for the first 20 minutes we want to turn tray so the ones that were at the back comes to the front for the rest of the back time. This will give an even bake.

  8. Remove after baking, let cool and eat.


Please enjoy this fantastic sweet Jamaican treat from Latoya's oven, to yours :-)

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Sep 07, 2019
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Delicious
by: Josephine Peters

Very simple recipe to follow. They came out perfect. I will definitely use this recipe again.

Sep 01, 2019
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Yummy yum
by: Sasha Spencer

Great recipe not complicated.

Aug 30, 2019
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Best recipe
by: Monique

Easy recipe keep up the good work

Aug 30, 2019
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One of the Best Jamaican Treats
by: Rush

Great recipe.

Aug 30, 2019
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Mouthwatering sweet treats
by: Kadian

My all time favorite "Pinch mi round".simple and easy recipe and method,I'm already in my kitchen baking a batch.thanks for the recipe sis and well done πŸ–’....good exposure

Aug 29, 2019
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Great tasting
by: Kenuth Johnson

This is the best treat and one that I missed most of all currently

Aug 29, 2019
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My fav snack
by: Tia

So good...really delicious..thank you

Aug 29, 2019
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Gizzarda Recipe
by: Anonymous

Loving this Recipe. Gizzardas are EVERYTHING!!!

Aug 29, 2019
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Jamaica Gizzarda
by: Shanique

This is a really good recipe πŸ‘

Aug 29, 2019
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Yum yum
by: Tia

Very good, I love this recipe, it's awesome, it is so delicious, I would eat this every day

Aug 29, 2019
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Love it
by: Nikki

Awesome

Aug 29, 2019
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YAY! AUNTY
by: Sasha Spencer

Perfect quick and easy recipe.

Aug 29, 2019
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Up up sis good job
by: Dahlia

U go girl good job hun contain to do your best

Aug 29, 2019
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What's app
by: Davia

Yes sis recipe up, continue the good wrk sis

Aug 29, 2019
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Gizzarda Recipe
by: Kaylah

Loving this recipe!

Aug 29, 2019
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Simple recipe, great taste
by: Dave White

I did not know it Gizzarda was also known as "Pinch Mi Roun."

Very simple recipe to follow. Reminds be of my childhood days of making these and snacking on the coconut during the prep stage.

Aug 29, 2019
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Awesome
by: Anonymous

Best!!!

Aug 29, 2019
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Yummy πŸ˜‹
by: Ricardo smith

I love this

Aug 29, 2019
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Looks good!
by: Anonymous

I would eat some now!!

Aug 28, 2019
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Jamaican Gizzarda "yummy"
by: Anonymous

Gizzarda is indeed one of my favourite Jamaican pastry. Yum.yum yum. Great job Latoya and good move keeping up this Jamaican traditional recipe.

Aug 28, 2019
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It Tun up
by: Nadine

This is really good, it tun up

Aug 28, 2019
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Love this!
by: Anonymous

Gizzardas are among my favourites that i absolutely love to eat!



Aug 28, 2019
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Great recipe
by: Anonymous

This is a great recipe I love it!!!!

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