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Natillas

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Ingredients
  Milk 1 Quart
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Eggs 4 , separated
  Flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Nutmeg 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon, freshly grated
Directions

1 Pour the milk into a heavy saucepan and add the sugar and salt. Scald over medium-low heat.
2 Make a paste with the egg yolks, flour and 1 cup of the scalded milk.
3 Add this thickening to the rest of the scalded milk and continue to cook until mixture reaches the consistency of soft custard.
4- Beat the egg whites until stiff but not dry, and fold them into the custard.
5 Spoon custard into individual dishes. Top with nutmeg and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Milk
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1587 Calories from Fat 481

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 54 g82.5%

Saturated Fat 25.8 g129.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 940.5 mg313.5%

Sodium 902.4 mg37.6%

Total Carbohydrates 229 g76.3%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.6%

Sugars 203.4 g

Protein 59 g118.6%

Vitamin A 38.9% Vitamin C 0.38%

Calcium 119.5% Iron 31.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Natillas Recipe