Description Edit

Costa Rican old fashioned corn custard

Ingredients Edit

  • 8 lbs of fresh sweet green corn - husked, shucked and ground
  • 3 cups of brown sugar diluted in 2 cups of water or 2 cups of coarse white cane sugar, diluted sparsely
  • 1 teaspoon of fresh cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon of fresh cloves
  • 1 medium thick cheese cloth

Directions Edit

  1. Preparation After the corn has been separated, wash thoroughly.
  2. Then in an electric food processor, use the shredding blade / grounding blade preferable.
  3. Once you finish grinding, place contents into a large colander draped with the cheesecloth.
  4. Let stand over a large container to catch the drippings for a full 24 hours.
  5. The clear liquid is removed and reserved for a bit later.
  6. Let the remaining liquid settle then cook with the cinnamon, white sugar and cloves.
  7. As you stir this mixture to a simmer begin to slowly add the remaining clear liquid.
  8. Continue to stir over medium heat, stirring constantly until desired thickness is achieved.
  9. Once it has reached a gelatin thickness. Let cool on cooling rack.
  10. Serve at room temperature or cold. Add anisette sponge cookies to each serving.

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