This smooth and creamy custard has a delicious cinnamon flavor. Topped with mixed berries and frest mint leaves, it's just perfect for a sweet, after-dinner treat.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
5 hrs 35 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium bowl, stir together cornstarch and cinnamon; whisk in the cold water. Add 1 1/2 cups of the milk, the egg yolks and sugar. Whisk to dissolve the cornstarch mixture. Set aside.

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  • In a medium saucepan, heat the remaining 2 cups milk over low heat until bubbles appear around the edges of the saucepan.

  • Slowly stir cold milk mixture into hot milk in saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat for 20 to 25 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Stir in vanilla.

  • Cover with plastic wrap, placing plastic wrap directly on surface of the cooked mixture. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 5 hours or up to 24 hours. (It should thicken to the consistency of custard.) Serve with fresh berries. Garnish with mint leaves.

Tips

Tip: We do not recommend using sugar substitutes for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts

130 calories; protein 5g 10% DV; carbohydrates 17g 6% DV; exchange other carbs 1; dietary fiber 1g 4% DV; sugars 14g; fat 4g 6% DV; saturated fat 2g 10% DV; cholesterol 101mg 34% DV; sodium 61mg 2% DV.