Spanish-style fried custard

Spanish-style fried custard

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Difficulty

Medium 👍
40
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings2
100 ml
milk
20 g
sugar
¼ stick
cinnamon
¾ drops
almond extract
¼
vanilla bean
¼
lemon (zest)
¼
orange (zest)
22 g
butter
30 g
flour
¾
egg yolks
eggs
100 ml
sunflower oil
10 g
flour for breading
10 g
breadcrumbs
cinnamon
sugar
MetricImperial

Utensils

saucepan, fine grater, cooking spoon, plastic wrap, rectangular baking dish, cutting board, knife, 3 medium-sized bowls, large frying pan, slotted spoon, paper towels, ice cream sticks

How-To Videos

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How to reach the perfect temperature for frying

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Lining a pan with plastic wrap

Nutrition per serving

Cal334
Protein3 g
Fat20 g
Carb34 g
  • Step 1/7

    Add milk, sugar, cinnamon stick, almond extract, and vanilla bean to a saucepan. Finely grate lemon and orange peel and add to saucepan, as well. Warm mixture on medium heat for approx. 3 - 5 min.
    • 100 ml milk
    • 20 g sugar
    • ¼ cinnamon stick
    • ¾ drops almond extract
    • ¼ vanilla bean
    • ¼ lemon
    • ¼ orange
    • saucepan
    • fine grater

    Add milk, sugar, cinnamon stick, almond extract, and vanilla bean to a saucepan. Finely grate lemon and orange peel and add to saucepan, as well. Warm mixture on medium heat for approx. 3 - 5 min.

  • Step 2/7

    Melt butter in a second saucepan. Add flour and stir on medium-low heat for approx. 2 min, until combined. Remove vanilla bean and cinnamon stick from the first saucepan and add milk to flour mixture. Let simmer for approx. 5 min., stirring constantly until the mixture thickens. Stir in egg yolk, then remove saucepan from heat.
    • 22 g butter
    • 30 g flour
    • ¾ egg yolks
    • saucepan
    • cooking spoon

    Melt butter in a second saucepan. Add flour and stir on medium-low heat for approx. 2 min, until combined. Remove vanilla bean and cinnamon stick from the first saucepan and add milk to flour mixture. Let simmer for approx. 5 min., stirring constantly until the mixture thickens. Stir in egg yolk, then remove saucepan from heat.

  • Step 3/7

    Line baking dish with plastic wrap. Add batter, smooth top, and cover with more plastic wrap. Refrigerate for approx. 4 hrs. or overnight, until firm.
    • plastic wrap
    • rectangular baking dish

    Line baking dish with plastic wrap. Add batter, smooth top, and cover with more plastic wrap. Refrigerate for approx. 4 hrs. or overnight, until firm.

  • Step 4/7

    Cut cream in equal-sized, square pieces.
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Cut cream in equal-sized, square pieces.

  • Step 5/7

    Add flour, beaten eggs, and breadcrumbs each to a separate mixing bowl. Coat milk squares in flour, egg, then breadcrumbs.
    • eggs
    • 10 g flour
    • 10 g breadcrumbs
    • 3 medium-sized bowls

    Add flour, beaten eggs, and breadcrumbs each to a separate mixing bowl. Coat milk squares in flour, egg, then breadcrumbs.

  • Step 6/7

    Heat oil in a large frying pan on medium heat. Sauté breaded squares from all sides for approx. 2 min. until golden brown. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to drain slightly.
    • 100 ml sunflower oil
    • large frying pan
    • slotted spoon
    • paper towels

    Heat oil in a large frying pan on medium heat. Sauté breaded squares from all sides for approx. 2 min. until golden brown. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to drain slightly.

  • Step 7/7

    Place an ice cream stick into each fried square. Mix cinnamon and sugar in a deep plate or shallow bowl and roll each square in mixture while still warm. Enjoy!
    • cinnamon
    • sugar
    • ice cream sticks

    Place an ice cream stick into each fried square. Mix cinnamon and sugar in a deep plate or shallow bowl and roll each square in mixture while still warm. Enjoy!

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