Savor the São João vibes with this creamy porridge that brings Brazil’s festive spirit to your table!
The São João holiday season is one of Seattle Chef Emme’s favorite times in Brazil. The whole community comes together for a celebration. Her favorite São João food is munguza – a hominy porridge that is flavorful, creamy, and comforting.
It’s the perfect breakfast or midday sweet treat with essential nutrients to power you through your day.
Munguza (Brazilian Porridge)
- 1 – 110 oz can hominy, drained
- 1 ½ cup whole milk
- 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk
- ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
- ½ tsp. ground clove
- ¼ cup sugar
- ¼ tsp. salt
- Condensed milk, optional
- Place hominy, milk, coconut milk, spices, salt, and sugar in a saucepan and simmer over medium heat until thickened, about 15-20 minutes.
- Optional: Serve with a drizzle of condensed milk.
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