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What are some Belizean dessert recipes?

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Some Belizean dessert recipes include lemon pie, powder buns and rum cake. Other desserts include sweet rice, layered bread pudding, flan and tres leches cake.

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To make layered bread pudding, heat 2/3 cup of sugar, 2 tablespoons of flour and 2 tablespoons of cornstarch in a pan on low, and then stir in 3 cups of evaporated milk. After five minutes, stir in 2 beaten egg yolks and 1 tablespoon of vanilla, and cook for another three minutes. In a bowl, combine 1 1/2 packages of broken up sliced bread, 1 can of condensed milk, 1 can of evaporated milk, 4 tablespoons of butter and 1 egg, and season the mixture with 1 tablespoon each of vanilla extract, nutmeg and cinnamon.

Layer the bread mixture and custard in a baking dish, starting and ending with the bread. Sprinkle cinnamon sugar over the top, and place the dish in a water bath before baking it at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 40 minutes.

Make powder buns by combining 2 cups of sifted all-purpose flour and 1/2 cup of butter until the mixture turns crumbly, then add 1 cup of fresh shredded coconut, 1/2 cup of brown sugar, 2 teaspoons of baking powder, 1 teaspoon each of cinnamon and nutmeg, and 1/2 cup of raisins. Slowly beat in 1/2 cup of coconut milk, 2 medium eggs and 1 teaspoon of vanilla until just combined, and dollop spoonfuls of the dough onto a baking sheet. Sprinkle the dough with brown sugar, and bake the buns at 370 F for 15 to 20 minutes.

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