Pudding-Stuffed Chayote

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Chayotes baked and stuffed with a delicious pudding mixture. A really unique dessert!


3 chayotes
½ cup almonds
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons cream
1 tablespoon cinnamon
2 cups crumbled pound cake (set some aside for final topping)
½ cup raisins
Fresh-whipped cream


1) Slice chayote in half and steam for 45 minutes or until tender.

2) Scoop out seeds and some inside flesh.  Leave about 1/2 inch of flesh on chayotes.

3) Mix other ingredients except whipped cream together for a filling.  Leave some pound cake for a topping.

4) Scoop filling into steamed chayotes and bake for 30 minutes at 375 degrees.

5) Serve with fresh whipped cream.  Can be served warm or cool.