Free Recipe Leche Frita

Recipe Type: Free Recipes

Recipe Preparation: cook

Cooking Ingredients for Leche Frita Recipe

1 qt Milk
2 Sticks cinnamon
1 Orange (zest only)
1 Lemon (zest only)
3 oz Cornstarch
2 c Sugar
4 Eggs
1 c Flour (for dipping)
2 Eggs; beaten
2 c Oil; for frying
2 tb Cinnamon

Leche Frita Preparation

1. Place milk, cinnamon sticks, & citrus peel in a heavy saucepan & gently simmer over low heat for 5 mins. Place cornstarch & 1-1/2 cups sugar in a large bowl & beat in the 4 eggs. 2. Strain milk into egg mixture, whisking vigorously. Return mixture to pan & cook it over medium heat for 5 mins., whisking vigorously to prevent it from sticking. (Must be whisked vigorously so it doesn”t stick or burn.) 3. Pour custard mixture into lightly buttered baking dish. It should be no more than 1/2-in. thick. Chill in refrigerator for at least 4 hours, preferably overnight. 4. Just before serving, cut chilled custard in 3-in, squares. Dip each square first in flour, then in beaten egg. Heat oil to 375 F in frying pan. Fry custard squares in oil until golden on both sides. Sprinkle 1/2 cup cinnamon & sugar over leche frita for serving. CASA JUANCHO 2436 S.W. 8TH ST., MIAMI BEVERAGE: SANGRIA From the <Micro Cookbook Collection of Mexican Recipes>.

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Recipe Serves: 6

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