This delicious diabetic-friendly dessert is flavored with orange zest and vanilla. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a medium heavy saucepan stir together sugar and cornstarch; stir in milk. Cook and stir over medium until thick and bubbly. Cook and stir 2 minutes more. Remove from heat.

  • Gradually stir about 1 cup of the hot mixture into egg yolks; return to the remaining hot mixture in saucepan. Bring just to boiling; remove from heat. Stir in orange zest and vanilla. Pour into a serving bowl or dessert bowls and cover surface with plastic wrap; cool slightly. Chill at least 4 hours before serving; do not stir.

  • Top custard with crushed cookies and, if desired, orange slices and/or twists.


Tip: We do not recommend a sugar substitute for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts

212 calories; 7.4 g total fat; 3 g saturated fat; 192 mg cholesterol; 95 mg sodium. 254 mg potassium; 28 g carbohydrates; 0.1 g fiber; 22 g sugar; 8.1 g protein; 545 IU vitamin a iu; 39 mcg folate; 214 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 19 mg magnesium;