Known as enyucado in Colombia, this cake is traditionally cooked in a skillet and browned on both sides like a Spanish tortilla; some Colombian cooks like to bake it in the oven. The result is a dense, chewy cake that is cut into wedges and served as a side dish with savory foods or as a dessert.Plus: More Dessert Recipes and Tips
The cake can be stored at room temperature or refrigerated for up to 3 days. Reheat in a 325° oven.
Yuca, also known as cassava and manioc, is a starchy root vegetable available at many supermarkets. The skin is usually waxed to prevent moisture loss. If you get an older yuca root, you'll have to grate around the tough core.