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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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
23 mins
total:
28 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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

218 calories; protein 5.4g; carbohydrates 38.5g; fat 4.6g; cholesterol 112.2mg; sodium 345.5mg. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 4 stars
09/03/2017
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 and it came together a lot quicker than the specified times. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
09/02/2017
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 and it came together a lot quicker than the specified times. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/04/2018
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 loose). Read More
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