Leche frita, or fried milk - video recipe !


Those little Spanish treats are just amazing ! Savory, easy to bake, this new way to have custard will enchant you !

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Recipe type:
Dessert
Number of serving:
15 servings
Preparation:
30 min
Cook time:
30 min
Ready in:
1 hour
Difficulty:
Very Easy

Ingredients

The custard :
- 4 cups milk
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 1 organic lemon peel
- 4 egg yolks
- 1 cup sugar
- 3/4 cup cornflour

The batter :
- flour
- 2 beaten eggs
- sugar
- powdered cinnamon

Preparation

Step 1 - Leche frita, or fried milk - Video recipe !

Step 1

Put 3.5 cups of milk to boil, with the lemon peel and the cinnamon stick. Once it has boiled, let it infuse.
Step 2 - Leche frita, or fried milk - Video recipe !

Step 2

Beat the yolks with the sugar until it gets creamy. In a bowl, mix together the cornflour and the remaining milk. Add this to the mix yolks + sugar.
Step 3 - Leche frita, or fried milk - Video recipe !

Step 3

Take the cinnamon stick and lemon peel out of the milk, then gradually pour it into the previous mix, while whisking.
Step 4 - Leche frita, or fried milk - Video recipe !

Step 4

Put it all back into the pot, on medium heat, and stir until it thickens (around 5 minutes).
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Step 5

Cover a large dish with plastic foil, and pour the cream on it. Cover it with plastic foil as well so it won't form a skin. Put it in the fridge for a few hours.
Step 6 - Leche frita, or fried milk - Video recipe !

Step 6

Unmold the custard, which should hold well. Cut it in cubes. Dip each cube of custard into flour, then into the beaten eggs.
Step 7 - Leche frita, or fried milk - Video recipe !

Step 7

Heat some frying oil in a pan, then put the cubes in it. Fry every face until they are brown, then take them out of the oil.
Step 8 - Leche frita, or fried milk - Video recipe !

Step 8

Mix sugar and cinnamon together, and dip each leche frita in it.
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Step 9

There you are, enjoy your leche frita !

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