This delicious diabetic-friendly dessert is flavored with orange zest and vanilla.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
30 mins
total:
4 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

Tips

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

Nutrition Facts

212 calories; protein 8.1g; carbohydrates 28g; dietary fiber 0.1g; fat 7.4g; saturated fat 3g; cholesterol 192.1mg; vitamin a iu 545.1IU; vitamin c 0.3mg; folate 39.1mcg; calcium 213.9mg; iron 0.7mg; magnesium 18.6mg; potassium 253.6mg; sodium 94.6mg.
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