Makes: Rectangular baking pan

Preparation Time: 40 minutes

Level: Easy


  • 1½ teacups of raw, grated manioc, peeled
  • ½ teacup of brown or gramixó sugar 
  • 1 teacup of coconut milk
  • ½ teacup of whole milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 tablespoon of baking powder
  • All-purpose or rice flour, to coat the baking tray


Combine all the ingredients, except for the baking powder, and mix them in a blender until smooth. Add the baking powder, mixing it into the dough. Grease a baking pan with butter and all-purpose or rice flour, pour in the dough and bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for about 30 minutes, or until golden.

This popular cake found on the tables and fairs of Acre state uses gramixó, a kind of brown sugar. In the NoThe popular biscuit from tables and fairs in Acre takes gramixó – an expression of the Amazonian caboclo for brown sugar. In the region, this sugar is similar to brown sugar, but it is not so firm. I watched the gramixó making process in a community in Juruá, a tributary of the Amazon River. At the tip of the hoe, the sugar gains a unique, rustic texture, reminiscent of a pressed or grated brown sugar.

Posted in 13/10/2020
Categories: Recipes