If you’re looking for a way to bring Barbados to mum for Mother’s Day or any other day, try traditional Bajan bakes. Similar to a muffin, these fluffy, golden rounds can be enjoyed alone or with jam, oats, or even cheese.

Check out our recipe from Ayo. Our talented Chef for the luxurious vacation rental, High Breeze

Fresh Bajan Bakes Recipe

3 cups flour
4 tsp baking powder (optional, the difference between hard and light and fluffy texture )
1/2 cup brown sugar
1tsp salt
1 1/2tsp cinnamon
1tsp nutmeg
1 1/2 cups water
2 cups oil ( sunflower, canola or vegetable )

Mixed all dry ingredients. Add water until a thick batter is formed. Heat oil, use spoon to scoop batter fry until golden brown.