Natillas, the spanish custard

4 servings
10 min
10 min
Very Easy
271 Kcal
Here is a simple dessert coming straight from Spain : the Natillas!


Number of serving: 4
2 cups milk

1 cinnamon stick

1 lemon peel

1/3 cup sugar

1 Tbsp corn starch

3 egg yolks

4 round biscuits



  • Step 1 - Natillas, the Spanish custard
    Boil the milk with the cinnamon stick and the lemon peel. Let infuse.
  • Step 2 - Natillas, the Spanish custard
    In a bowl, mix the egg yolks with the sugar, until it gets creamy and white. Add the corn starch and mix well.
  • Step 3 - Natillas, the Spanish custard
    Once the milk has boiled, take the cinnamon stick and the lemon peel out. Gradually add it to the previous mix, and put it back on the heat. Thicken this on medium heat, stirring constantly.
  • Step 4 - Natillas, the Spanish custard
    When the cream gets thick enough (it will get thicker when cooling down), pour it in the serving ramekins. Put in the fridge for at least 3 hours.
  • Step 5 - Natillas, the Spanish custard
    After this resting time, sprinkle each cream with cinnamon and put a biscuit on it.
  • Step 6 - Natillas, the Spanish custard
    There you are, your Natillasare ready!



Nutritional informations (for 1 serving):


Nutritional information for 1 serving = 226g
Calories: 271Kcal
  • Carbo: 39.6g
  • Total fat: 7.1g
  • Saturated fat: 2.9g
  • Proteins: 10g
  • Fibers: 2g
  • Sugar: 30.7g
  • ProPoints: 7
  • SmartPoints: 12


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