I am off to Brazil to find the perfect Yaya' !! It didn't take me long to find it. QUINDAO DE YAYA 9 egg yolk 3 whole eggs 1 # sugar 2 tbsp butter, melted 1 medium coconut, grated (2 1/2 cups) 1/2 cup raisins 1 tbsp butter to coat the mold ****** Heat a half gallon of water on top of the stove and preheat oven to 350 f. Using a whisk beat the whole eggs lightly,add the yolks and keep beating until the mixture is homongeneous. Add the sugar and the coconut and mix everything really well.Add the melted butter and mix. Coat the mold (8 inch ring mold)with butter and sprinkle with sugar. Shake of excess. Place the raisins around the bottom of the mold then slowly pour in the mixture. Place the mold in of a roasting pan and pour the hot water bath around the mold. Bake the "quindim" in the bain marie for an hour.insert a toothpick, it should come out dry. allow the quindim to cool and unmold it on a serving dish. decorate with tropical flowers and springs of mint. Next, I will hunt for brazilian barbeque.