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LECHE FRITA

A caramelized sweet bread that works well served with ice cream.
READY IN

40 minutes

COOKING TIME

20minutes

PREP TIME

20 minutes (plus several hours for chilling)

SERVES

4 people

ingredients

  • 1 litre milk
  • 200g sugar
  • 80g corn flour
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 clove
  • 3 tbsp plain flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp olive oil
IN STOCK
  • Caster sugar and cinnamon to serve

METHOD

  1. Heat 750ml of the milk together with the sugar, star anise and clove and bring to the boil.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix together the corn flour and the remaining 250ml of cold milk. 
  3. Remove the clove and star anise from the hot milk before adding the corn flour paste.
  4. Cook for a further 5 minutes before pouring the mixture into a shallow tray.
  5. Chill in the fridge for several hours (preferably overnight).
  6. When it’s completely set, remove from the fridge and cut into thick slices.
  7. Roll each piece in the plain flour, followed by the egg wash.
  8. Heat a little olive oil in a saucepan, and then fry the slices in batches.
  9. Serve with a sprinkling of caster sugar and cinnamon.

ingredients

  • 1 litre milk
  • 200g sugar
  • 80g corn flour
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 clove
  • 3 tbsp plain flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp olive oil
IN STOCK
  • Caster sugar and cinnamon to serve
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