Spanish Fried Milk Recipe

Introduction and Overview about Spanish Fried Milk Recipe

Spanish Fried Milk is a wonderful Spanish dessert. It is worth trying if you want to try something new today. Fried Milk is a cool and firm milk pudding. Ideal for any age group and any occasion. It is called “leche frita” in the Spanish language. Let’s get started.

leche frita fried milk

Prep Time

20 Mins

Resting Time

3 Hrs

Cooking Time

20 Mins

Total Time

3 Hrs40 Mins








240 cal

Ingredients for Spanish Fried Milk Recipe:

  • 3 cups of milk
  • Half cup of cornstarch
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon of grated lemon
  • Half cup of granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of butter or 1 tablespoon of margarine
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
  • 3⁄4 cup of plain bread crumbs
  • 2 eggs (well beaten)
  • Vegetable oil for frying (Quantity of oil is depended on the frying pan size)
  • 1/3 cup of powdered sugar (optional)
  • 1 small cinnamon stick (optional, break into small pieces)
  • A tray having 8*8*2 dimensions is needed to refrigerate


  • Cooking pot
  • Frying pan
  • Knife
  • Knife Sharpner
  • Tray

Step by Step Instructions

  1. Take a medium saucepan and add nutmeg, cornstarch, cinnamon, and granulated sugar. Mix the ingredients very well.
  2. Add milk and stir.
  3. Now turn the heat on and boil over medium heat stirring continuously. When it comes to boil for the first time, keep boiling for the next 1 minute and remove the pan from heat.
  4. Now add lemon peel and butter to it.
  5. Now spread the liquid in your baking dish or tray. Refrigerate it for 3 hours minimum. Do not cover it and make it cool uncovered.
  6. When your custard becomes firm, cut your custard into 2-inch squares. Use a wet knife for this.
  7. Now dip these squares into beaten eggs one by one, then coat with bread crumbs.
  8. Now heat your vegetable oil. Drop 2 to 3 squares at a time in oil. Fry them for 1 to 2 minutes or until light brown. After frying, place them on a paper towel.
  9. Sprinkle the powdered sugar on it. This is an optional step.
  10. You are done. Your tasty and mouthwatering Spanish Fried Milk is ready to serve.

Watch the Leche Frita Recipe YouTube video by Very Easy Recipes below.

Helping Video about Spanish Fried Milk Recipe

Video by: Spain on a Fork

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