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cuban natilla ( special "rich" vanilla pudding)

Recipe by
Monika Rosales
Pembroke Pines, FL

THE most decadent dessert ever, a little goes a long way...kudos to my Aunt V for teaching me this.!

prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For cuban natilla ( special "rich" vanilla pudding)

  • 1 can
    evaporated milk
  • 1 can
    condensed milk
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 stick
    cinnamon stick
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 6
    egg yolks
  • 1 Tbsp
    corn starch
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    cinnamon powder
  • 2
    pieces, lemon rind

How To Make cuban natilla ( special "rich" vanilla pudding)

  • 1
    in a medium sauce pan, bring to a low boil the evaporated milk, condensed milk, regular milk, sugar, cinnamon stick & vanilla...about 10 mins.
  • 2
    mix in a bowl the egg yolks, corn starch & water, temper a few tablespoons of the milk mixture to the egg mixture( bring to same temperature)...remove lemon rind and cinnamon stick.
  • 3
    keep stirring constantly for about 15 mins, till thickened and smooth...set aside until cooled a bit and either pour into individual ramekins or a large serving dish...sprinkle with cinnamon powder and refrigerate over night.

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