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Jamaican Gizzada Flavors

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Gizzada pastry, a Jamaican dessert that has a golden pinched pie crust. The pie shell is filled with sweet caramelized flavors of grated coconut meat filling. Ginger, lemon, and peppermint. 


    Jamaican Gizzada or Gizzarda, also referred to as pinch-me-round, and known as Guizada in the Portuguese language, is a pastry in Jamaican and Portuguese cuisine. The tart is contained in a small, crisp pastry shell with a pinched crust and filled with a sweet and spiced coconut filling.


    Gizzada may be of Jamaican origin or adapted from Portuguese cuisine. Golden crisp pastry shell, pinched crust; filled with caramelized ginger grated coconut meat filling. 

    For added variety, we have included lemon and peppermint-flavored fillings. You won't be disappointed, these mini gizzada  Jamaican coconut tart desserts are absolutely mouthwatering.


    Four individually sealed snack filled clamshells. This is the best coconut party snack idea ever! Guizada pastry can be a workplace snack box for your team, a great school pastry snack idea, religious events, trips, and outings or a keep me awake business meeting snacks.

    You may choose to take an additional clamshell for a friend or co-worker. The gizzarda snack box is a convenient way to treat yourself hearty, healthy, wholesome, and flavorful during your busy week schedule. 



    • Circumference: 1.5-inch diameter
    • Color: Golden brown crust
    • Quantity: 24 mini gizzadas
    • Filling: Lemon, sweet ginger(original), and peppermint-flavored grated coconut meat 


    Jamaican gizzada is made in a facility that manufactures nuts and may contain traces of nuts including other allergens.
    Caution for allergens

    • Milk
    • Eggs
    • Nuts and tree nuts
    • Wheat
    • Soy

    Guizada boxes are made of eco-friendly, recyclable, environmentally inclined packaging. We believe healthy, flavorful, and natural snack foods start with safe packaging.

    Snack boxes are delivered to your requested location approximately 3-5 business days of your order receipt. Our method of shipment is done via USPS in the United States of America, Canada, and Jamaica ONLY. To avoid any surprises, a shipping fee will be added to your total cost during the final checkout if the total cost does not exceed the complimentary free shipping amount. We are committed to you by providing a pleasant snack shopping experience. Purchases greater than $40 are granted FREE SHIPPING in the U.S.A only, complementary of islsnac.

    Islsnac packaged snacks are perishable, without any harmful additives or preservatives. Consumption is recommended within 10 days upon arrival of your delicious snack treats for the best favorable freshness. Snack life-cycle and freshness may be extended for a period of 10 -14 days if stored immediately once received, in a dry, cool, clean area, or refrigerate if directed. Temperature between 36 - 41’F is required for specified chilled products. Expect to receive storage/usage guidelines and product manuals in each ordered box. Please read your product and user manuals for details. TROPICAL, FUN, HEALTHY, SAFE SNACKING!


    Gizzarda is also a popular Jamaican coconut pastry treat that is loved by both locals and Caribbean vacationers. It has a smooth yet crunchy outer crust while having a soft, sweet, and chewy center. 




    11/2 cups water

    2 cups grated coconut 

    2 cups brown sugar

    1 tsp bedessee vanilla extract

    1 oz. butter/margarine

    1 tsp grated fresh ginger root

    1/2 tsp salt



    2 cups all-purpose flour

    1 cup of cold water

    1 tbsp butter

    1/2 tsp salt


    Filling instruction:

    1. Bring water to boil and then add grated coconut
    2. Allow to cook for approximately 5 minutes and then add brown sugar, vanilla extract, butter, salt, and grated ginger root.
    3. Allow mixture to cook on low heat while stirring constantly.
    4. The mixture is ready when it becomes slightly thick and syrupy.


    Crust instruction: 

    1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit
    2. While mixture for filling cooks combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a mixing bowl.
    3. Add water gradually and knead until it forms a dough. The dough should be smooth and easy to form, not sticky.
    4. Roll dough out onto a floured surface and use a rolling pin.
    5. Use a 4-inch diameter circular dough cutter to make circles. Choose the size you prefer. 
    6. Use your fingers to crimp the edges of your circles until it forms a shallow cup.
    7. Carefully spoon your cooked coconut mixture into your pastry cups without overfilling. Gently flatten the top.  
    8. Place on a grease baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes. 
    9. Using a pastry brush, lightly glaze coconut filling with melted butter.
    10. Bake for an additional 5 minutes until it is lightly browned.


    *Cool and serve. Store in an airtight container. 

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