Cuban Custard

No doubt this homemade recipe of Cuban custard, is part of the culinary tradition of our island, there is no need to say that we love the desserts.

That’s why, we cannot let go the opportunity of let you know step by step for elaborating this sweet delicacy.

It does not take too much time and you can enjoy whatever you want, in the occasion that you prefer.

Especially, Children are the greater lovers of a good portion of custard, although anyway it is perfect for all ages.

It is ideal to serve as dessert o simply as snack, especially if we have guest at home.

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We already let you with this simple recipe of Cuban custard with vanilla and very creamy texture.

Cuban Custard Recipe

custard recipe

Cuban traditional recipe of custard with vanilla flavour, other of the homemade sweet very easy to prepare.

  • Prep Time5 min
  • Cook Time20 min
  • Total Time25 min
  • Yield1 Recipient
  • Serving Size100g
  • Energy120 cal


  • 3 tablespoons corns tarch
  • 3 cups of milk
  • ½ cup of sugar
  • 1 green lemon peel
  • 1 sprig of cinnamon
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Cinnamon powder to decorate

How to Make Custard


The first step will be to separate a half cup of milk and put it to boil the rest; we add the skin of lemon and the sprig of cinnamon.


Then we add the sugar and stir it very well in order to dissolve it completely.


In the half cup of milk that we have separated, we add the cornflour and to stir it to dilute it.


We beat the yolks of egg and add it with the diluted cornflour to the pot where the milk is boiling.


We cook it over a low heat stirring constantly to stop it sticking.


how cook custard


When we see that it begins to curdle and its turn thicker, we add the teaspoon of vanilla and remove it from the flame.


We let it get cool a litter to a room temperature.


We pour the custard in jam pot; we sprinkle the Cinnamon powder and take it to the refrigerator.

  • Nutrition Facts

  • 6 servings per container
  • Serving Size100g
  • Amount per serving
  • Calories120
  • % Daily Value*

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2.94 (16 votes)

Hola, soy Dailis, Chef Profesional y creadora de varios proyectos de cocina Internacional. Te doy la Bienvenida a Receta Cubana

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