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This is a delicious traditional Spanish dessert and is similar to cold custard, but creamier and with a hint of cinnamon.
- Dissolve the cornflour in 1/2 cup cold milk, stir well. Set aside.
- Heat the remaining milk in a saucepan with the cinnamon stick.
- Beat the egg yolks with the sugar.
- Add the cold milk mixture to the eggs and sugar.
- When the milk is starting to boil, remove the cinamon stick and add the mixture of flour, milk, eggs and sugar.
- Stir well over the heat until the custard thickens. Don't boil.
- Put the natillas into individual bowls or dessert glasses.
- Sprinkle with a little cinnamon powder.
I did something wrong when cooking this custard, it didn't set. Tasted while it was still warm and it had great flavor, just didn't set. That is why it has 4 stars. The recipe sounded really good and easy to make, will try making it again and let you know how it went. Made for ZWTIII.
I love custard and had to try this one. I made half the recipe only , it is nice and creamy and just a hint of cinnamon. I didn't sprinkle extra cinnamon on top. I will be making this again.Thanks