Frieda's Specialty Produce - Piloncillo

Overview

What is Piloncillo?

  • This old-fashioned, unrefined, Mexican sugar flavors traditional dishes and is named piloncillo because of its cone-like shape. It might also be referred to as panela and panocha. They all have a molasses-brown sugar flavor.

How to Eat

  • Grate by hand or with a food processor, and use like sugar in Latin dishes calling for piloncillo, panela, or panocha, such as flan.

Health Benefits

  • Contains essential minerals and no additives.

How to Store

  • Store tightly wrapped in a cool, dry place for up to 1 year.

When are they in season?

  • Year-round

Where are they grown?

  • Product of U.S.A.

Recipes