Cuban Natilla ( Special "rich" Vanilla Pudding)

Monika Rosales


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


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15 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 can(s)
    evaporated milk
  • 1 can(s)
    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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About Cuban Natilla ( Special "rich" Vanilla Pudding)

Course/Dish: Puddings
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Cuban

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