Rum-raisin Natilla Recipe | Southwestern Dessert Recipes | Mexican Recipes
How to prepare "rum-raisin natilla"
3 tablespoons cornstarch
2 cups milk
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup dark rum
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
6 large egg yolks
1 cup raisins
in a medium-size bowl, thoroughly whisk cornstarch into 1/2 cup of the milk. let rest for 1 minute, then whisk again. whisk in egg yolks.
in a medium-size saucepan, combine remaining 1 1/2 cups milk, sugar, rum and vanilla extract and bring to a scald over medium heat. whisking constantly, slowly drizzle the hot liquid into the egg mixture. return the mixture to the saucepan and cook over medium heat, whisking constantly and scraping the bottom of the pan, until tiny bubbles boil up for 10 seconds.
strain through a fine strainer into a bowl. fold in the raisins. divide the pudding among 6 serving bowls. let cool to room temperature, then cover and refrigerate until chilled.