Colombian Natilla

Colombian Natilla

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This Colombian Natilla features a perfect combination of cinnamon, condensed milk and shredded coconut - a Colombian Christmas classic!

10 mins. to Prepare

10 mins. Cooking Time

60 mins. Standing Time cooling

80 mins. Total

Servings: 16 servings


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HEAT 3 cups evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk, sugar, cloves and cinnamon sticks in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until the mixture just boils. Reduce heat to low. Remove cinnamon sticks.

WHISK remaining 1 cup evaporated milk and cornstarch in a small bowl. Add to heated milk mixture along with shredded coconut. Increase heat to medium-low. Stir constantly for 4 to 5 minutes or until mixture thickens and you can see the bottom of the saucepan when stirring.

POUR natilla in an 8-inch-square baking dish. Allow to cool and firm for 1 hour. Before serving, sprinkle with ground cinnamon and slice into pieces.

Amount Per Serving
Servings: 16 servings
Calories from Fat25
 %Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.5g4%
Saturated Fat 2g11%
Cholesterol 15mg4%
Sodium 85mg4%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Dietary Fiber 0g0%
Sugars 18g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A4%
Vitamin C0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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