Natillas

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Quick Facts

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: 20 min.
Total: 30 min.
A light and eggy Spanish custard.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups whole milk, divided
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp freshly grated nutmeg

Directions

  • Place heavy saucepan over medium-low heat.
  • Add 1 cup milk, sugar, and salt, and scald.
  • In a bowl, combine the egg yolks, flour, and scalded milk mixture.
  • Pour rest of milk into saucepan and add scalded milk mixture. Cook until it thickens into a soft custard.
  • Beat egg whites until stiff and fold into custard.
  • Spoon custard into bowls; top with nutmeg and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 201
  Calories from Fat 60 (30%)
(10%)Total Fat 7g
(17%)Saturated Fat 3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
(41%)Cholesterol 123mg
(6%)Sodium 134mg
(1%)Potassium 40mg
Total Carbohydrate 28g
(1%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 25g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(15%)Protein 8g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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