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Colombian Natillas

This traditional Colombian Natilla will likely be a sensation at your next gathering! It’s dense and creamy with sweet cinnamon flavor in every bite using Domino® White Granulated Sugar Easy Baking Tub as well as Domino® Dark Brown Sugar to give it a complex sweetness with a hint of molasses. it’s fully gluten-free as well as super easy to make!

  • 4 Cups Whole Milk

  • 1/2 cup Domino® Granulated Sugar Easy Baking Tub
  • 1/2 cup Domino® Dark Brown Sugar
  • 4 sticks Cinnamon Sticks
  • 3/4 cup Cornstarch
  • 3 tbsp butter Butter
  • 1 1/2 tsp Cinnamon Powder

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Prep Time: 10 minutes / Cook Time: 15 minutes / Yields: 1 Natilla

Step 1

Add 3 cups of milk, sugars and cinnamon sticks to a medium sauce pan on medium-low heat, bring to a light simmer

Step 2

Use a small bowl to mix cornstarch with remaining milk

Step 3

Raise the heat to medium-high and add in cornstarch with milk, mixing gently until thickened

Step 4

Take the pan off the heat and add in butter, mixing gently until well combined

Step 5

Immediately pour your mix into the serving dish, let cool at room temperature and then refrigerate for 4 hours

Step 6

Invert onto a plate, dust with cinnamon and enjoy!

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Meet the Chef:

Nicolas Norena

Nicolas Norena, a Miami-based food influencer and entrepreneur, founded his social media studio The Succulent Bite in 2015. It started out as his side hustle while he worked as a pharmaceutical sales representative at a large pharmaceutical company. His following tops several million across platforms, and his content reached over 360 million people last year. Nico is passionate about desserts, but loves to explore savory cooking for his friends, family and fans. In November 2022 Nico was awarded Forbes 30 Under 30 in the Food & Drink category as well as NextGen 30 Under 30 Entrepreneurs Presented by Goldman Sachs.