Pio Quinto

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Pio Quinto
Course Dessert
Place of origin Nicaragua
Main ingredients Cake, rum, custard, cinnamon
Cookbook: Pio Quinto  Media: Pio Quinto

Pio Quinto is a Nicaraguan dessert consisting of cake drenched in rum, topped with a custard, and dusted with cinnamon. Some recipes also include raisins. Pio Quinto is eaten after meals or during Christmas time. The cake is believed to have been named after Pope Pius V, but the connection is unknown.