This is a Brazilian dessert and my grandmother’s recipe. This dessert forms two layers leaving a light and creamy top layer and a sweet and dense bottom. My cousin Gina loves this cake. I made it over the weekend and we couldn’t even wait for it to cool.

  • Yield: 20-24 servings
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Total: 1.25 hours
  • Active: 15 minutes

Ingredients (8)

  • 3 cups milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cup Yellow corn meal (coarse)
  • 1-1/2 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons All-purpose flour
  • 2-1/2 tablespoons Unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon Baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease a 13″×9″×2″ baking pan with butter. Use sugar to coat buttered pan.
  2. Add milk,eggs, corn meal, sugar, flour, and butter to blender. Mix all ingredients until blended well (about 1 minute). Then add baking powder and grated Parmesan cheese and blend on lowest setting or pulse for a few seconds.
  3. Pour mixture into baking pan and bake at 350° F for 50 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and let cool for 30 minutes before serving.