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Maicena (Corn Pudding)

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"Awesome breakfast pudding. Started with my great grandmother, my mother, then me. Our kids love it! You may add banana slices and mint leaves for touch, taste, and luxury purposes."
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28 m servings 218
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Heat cornstarch in a pot over medium heat. Stir in milk slowly. Add sugar and salt. Cook and stir until slightly thickened, about 15 minutes.
  2. Whip egg yolks in a bowl. Stir in 1/4 of the cornstarch mixture. Transfer the egg-cornstarch mixture to the pot. Cook and stir until combined, about 1 minute. Add the lemon rind; cook and stir until thickened, 7 to 10 minutes. Remove from heat; add vanilla extract and mix well.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 218 calories; 4.6 38.5 5.4 112 346 Full nutrition

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I remember having Maizcena (correct spelling) when I was a kid at my grandmother's but I don't remember the taste or if I liked it. Having said that, I liked this pudding. It was easy to make an...

Easy and delicious! My family loves this recipe and I love that they get so much calcium from it. It does set very firm, but we like pudding like that (much better than not setting and being loo...