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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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