Spanish-style fried custard

Spanish-style fried custard

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Difficulty

Medium đź‘Ť
40
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-10+
500 ml milk
100 g sugar
1 stick cinnamon
4 drops almond extract
vanilla bean
lemon (zest)
orange (zest)
110 g butter
150 g flour
egg yolks
eggs
500 ml sunflower oil
50 g flour for breading
50 g breadcrumbs
cinnamon
sugar
Metric
Imperial

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

Nutrition per serving

Cal
334
Protein
3g
Fat
20g
Carb
34g

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.
  • 500 ml milk
  • 100 sugar
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 4 drops almond extract
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 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.
  • 110 butter
  • 150 flour
  • 4 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.
  • 2 eggs
  • 50 flour
  • 50 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.
  • 500 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!