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  • Now that I mention it, the Lenten favorite capirotada strikes me as punishment food.

    Best of Lent

  • The sad part is that on Monday AM I took the remaining capirotada out of the fridge, put it on the table for Mrs.Anon. She didn't realize it was there, and we went off to Morelia, where we've been for going on 4 days.


  • We were talking with Concepcíon Tena of the Casa Hotel La Siranda in Pátzcuaro the other day, and she mentioned capirotada as a typical Cuaresmeña dessert.

    The Cuisine of Cuaresma

  • For desert (like we needed it), Doña Martha's variation on capirotada.

    The Cuisine of Cuaresma

  • This pudding, prepared without eggs or milk, is made differently from household to household, but I've never eaten a capirotada which has not been delicious.

    Special Foods and Recipes for Lent

  • Absolutely essential for cafe de olla, candided camotes and squash, and capirotada.


  • Greetings all -- I noted the inclusion of whipping cream in the capirotada recipe -- in various trips to Mexico I have hunted for whipping cream to use in desserts and cooking never found it in markets, so clearly I am looking for the wrong thing!

    Special Foods and Recipes for Lent

  • The one that springs immediately to mind is capirotada, a delicious Mexican bread pudding.

    Special Foods and Recipes for Lent

  • If you want the recipe of the capirotada it´s on the recipes area.


  • The dish you described seems to be more like capirotada.



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  • Mexican bread pudding.

    November 27, 2007