Cocada: Coconut Custard

La Cocina Mexicana de Pily
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Cocada: Coconut Custard
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Description

With just five simple ingredients, this recipe for Cocada, or Coconut Custard, is an easy dessert option. Combining the warm flavors of shredded coconut and cinnamon, this sweet and creamy custard has a light flavor making it a great way to end any meal. Baked until golden, this coconut custard has a crunchy layer of caramelized sugar that contrasts beautifully with the rest of the creamy custard. Serve as a dessert for the whole table or in individually portioned ramekins.

Ingredients

260 grams shredded coconut
500 milliliters milk
100 grams sugar
1 cinnamon sticks
4 egg yolks

Directions

1Preheat the oven to 170 degrees Celsius.
2In a heavy-bottomed pan, combine the coconut, milk, sugar, and cinnamon over medium heat.
3Stir continuously with a wooden spoon until it thickens.
4Place the egg yolks in a bowl. Have a whisk handy.
5Once the milk boils, add a drizzle of hot milk to the egg yolks. Beat vigorously. Repeat 3 times.
6Now add the egg yolks to the coconut mixture and continue to stir until it thickens some more.
7Place in the top rack of the oven and bake for 20 minutes until golden brown.
8Garnish to taste and serve warm.
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NutritionView more

540Calories
Sodium12%DV290mg
Fat40%DV26g
Protein22%DV11g
Carbs22%DV67g
Fiber28%DV7g

PER SERVING *

Calories540Calories from Fat230
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat26g40%
Saturated Fat20g100%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol220mg73%
Sodium290mg12%
Potassium540mg15%
Protein11g22%
Calories from Fat230
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate67g22%
Dietary Fiber7g28%
Sugars57g114%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.