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

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

30 mins
4 hrs 30 mins


Ingredient Checklist


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; protein 8.1g 16% DV; carbohydrates 28g 9% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 0.1g 1% DV; sugars 21.8g; fat 7.4g 11% DV; saturated fat 3g 15% DV; cholesterol 192.1mg 64% DV; vitamin a iu 545.1IU 11% DV; vitamin c 0.3mg 1% DV; folate 39.1mcg 10% DV; calcium 213.9mg 21% DV; iron 0.7mg 4% DV; magnesium 18.6mg 7% DV; potassium 253.6mg 7% DV; sodium 94.6mg 4% DV.