Benidorm Seriously Spanish Recipes

Spanish Custard with Cherries Recipe

Spanish Custard with Cherries Recipe - Cherries are very popular here in Spain especially during May to September, and this is a lovely recipe to try.

Ingredients

500 g fresh cherries 

250 ml sherry

2 tbsp Caster sugar

Juice of 1/2 lemon

300 ml milk (full fat if possible)

300 ml cream

1 lemon, rind, cut into strips with a potato peeler and all white pith removed

1/2 vanilla pod with seeds scrapped out

4 large egg yolks

2 large eggs

40 g sugar

Spanish custard with cherries

Spanish Custard with Cherries 

Method

Place the cherries, sherry, caster sugar and lemon juice in to a small saucepan. heat and bring to a simmer.

Simmer for 4-5 minutes until the cherries just start to soften but still retain their shape. Remove from the heat and place to one side, allowing to cool.

In a medium sized sauce pan, place the milk, cream, lemon rind and vanilla and bring to the boil over medium heat.

Whisk the eggs and sugar together briefly in a mixing bowl before pouring the hot cream mixture over the eggs, whisking all the time. Return custard to the saucepan.

Reduce the heat and cook slowly for 15 minutes stirring continuously until thick. (Don't leave it or turn the heat up because it will curdle.)

Remove from the heat and pour into a separate dish, chill until completely cold.

Once cold, spoon the custard into glasses just before serving and top with cherries and sherry syrup.

Find out which Spanish fruit are in season each month HERE

FIND LOTS MORE SPANISH RECIPES HERE We offer a terrific selection of Spanish Recipes to help bring a little bit of your holiday in Benidorm home to your dining room.  Follow the link to find more favourites

Join us on FB for regular updates or use our own social feed below.

 

 

Have Your Say

Like
Like
Happy
Love
Angry
Wow
Sad
0
0
0
0
0
0
Comments (1)
article image
Spanish Recipes

Chorizo Sausage Rolls, the perfect snack

article image
Spanish Recipes

Shrimp and Sausage Skewers Recipe

article image
Spanish Recipes

Nispero Cheesecake Recipe

article image
Spanish Recipes

Spanish Rice Pudding Easy Recipe

article image
Spanish Recipes

Easy Spanish Apple Tart Recipe

article image
Spanish Recipes

Spanish Oxtail Stew Recipe - Rabo de Toro

article image
Spanish Recipes

Spanish Beef Stew with red wine, Estofado

article image
Spanish Recipes

Artichokes with clams Spanish Tapas

No Internet Connection