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Cinnamon Custard and Fruit

Cinnamon Custard and Fruit

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  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Prep 15 mins
  • Cook 20 mins
  • Chill 5 hrs to 24 hrs
  • Serving Size: about 1/2 cup custard and 1/4 cup fruit
  • Carb Grams Per Serving: 17

Ingredients

  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 3 1/2 cups low-fat milk
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup sugar*
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups mixed fresh berries, such as sliced strawberries, blueberries, and/or raspberries
  • 8 fresh mint leaves

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. In a medium saucepan heat the remaining 2 cups milk over low heat until bubbles appear around the edges of the saucepan.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

Tip

  • * We do not recommend using sugar substitutes for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:

Servings Per Recipe: 8
PER SERVING: 130 cal., 4 g total fat (2 g sat. fat), 101 mg chol., 61 mg sodium, 17 g carb. (1 g fiber, 14 g sugars), 5 g pro.

Diabetic Exchanges

Starch (d.e): 0.5; Milk (d.e): 0.5; Fat (d.e): 1