Custard (Natilla)

READY IN: 25mins
Top Review by Danet Robaina

I have been looking for this recipe for a long time. This is the exact recipe my mother used to make. My family is from Cuba and this was made as a special treat when I was a kid. This recipe brought back so many memories. I had asked relatives before for this recipe and no one could remeber it. Thank you soo much for bringing back one of my favorite childhood desserts.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat 1 cup milk,cinnamon,until boiling.
  2. remove from heat and dissolve cornstarch in water.
  3. Dissolve cornstarch in water mix the remaining cold milk and cornstarch solution.
  4. Mix egg and yolk together in cold milk and add the hot milk mixture.
  5. Heat over medium heat until thick and stir constantly.
  6. Remove from heat when thicken and add vanilla extract and mix well.
  7. Allow to cool and serve chilled.

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