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Christmas Custard

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This festive cinnamon and citrus scented Christmas custard is studded with nuts and raisins.

Yield: 10 servings
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Cinnamon christmas sweet custard

1 cinnamon stick

1 lime, zested

pinch of salt

4 tablespoons cornstarch

1/4 cup water

8 egg yolks

1/2 cup sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/4 cup pine nuts

1/4 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped

1/4 cup raisins

  1. Heat the LACTAID® Reduced Fat 2% Milk, cinnamon stick, lime zest and salt together over medium low heat 4-5 minutes or until warm and steaming. Remove from heat. Strain into a bowl and allow mixture to cool until tepid. Discard cinnamon and lime zest.
  2. Mix together cornstarch and water. Add egg yolks, sugar and vanilla. Mix well using a wire whisk. Slowly pour half of the cooled milk into the egg yolk mixture. Stir well. Pour remaining milk into the egg yolk mixture.
  3. Return mixture to stove-top. Cook over medium low heat, stirring constantly, until the custard begins to thicken and simmer, about 5-10 minutes.
  4. Add nuts and raisins. Serve warm or chill until ready to serve.

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: about 1/2 cup

Amount Per Serving

Calories 206
Total Fat 11.17g
Calories from Fat 100.54kcal
Saturated Fat 3.50g
Cholesterol 175.85mg
Sodium 75.00mg
Total Carbohydrate 21.08g
Dietary Fiber 1.04g
Sugars 14.83g
Protein 6.92g
Calcium 144.06mg

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