"Latiya" Custard

Connie "Kiyu" Guerrero

By
@conchik

This dessert is famous among the people of Saipan. I LOVE it because it's like comfort food for me. Who can resist crackers or angel food cake with a tasty, creamy custard on top and cinnamon sprinkles to round it out?? I have made this for numerous of our friends and they absolutely love it.


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Serves:

4/5

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

1 stick
butter
2 can(s)
carnation milk
2 large
eggs
2 can(s)
water (use carnation milk can)
1 1/4 c
sugar
1 c
corn starch (argo brand)
1 Tbsp
pure vanilla extract
4-5 pinch
cinnamon, ground (for garnish)
1 box
ritz crackers (original)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Use a large platter to spread out Ritz crackers on the platter. Set aside
Tip: Use any cake 1/2" thick slices to cover up the platter, or Graham Crackers - your option)
2
HEAT ON MEDIUM:
Melt butter in a pot and add milk. Add one of the cans of water. Bring to a boil. Lower the heat to medium.
3
In a separate bowl, beat eggs, add second can of water then add cornstarch ad wisk together (VERY IMPORTANT TO CONSTANTLY STIR MIXTURE IN THE POT USING A WISK)
4
Add the cornstarch and egg mixture to the milk mixture and stir constantly. Add the sugar while stirring. (CONSTANT STIRRING A MUST THROUGHOUT THE COOKING PROCESS!)
5
Let this boil for 5 minutes or until thickened. It may take a while to thicken, but it will. Once you feel the thickening by stirring, REMOVE THE POT AWAY FROM THE STOVE IMMEDIATELY!
6
Pour over the Ritz cracker and sprinkle with enough cinnamon to decorate. Let it cool at room temperature. Place in fridge to chill for a few hours or overnight. Serve :)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes, Puddings
Other Tag: Quick & Easy