How to Make Tocino del Cielo
Tocino del cielo is a Spanish dessert similar to our own leche flan.
- 25 yolks
- 4 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1/4 tsp kalamansi or lemon zest
How to make Tocino del Cielo
Boil the sugar and water until the syrup forms a soft ball when dropped in cold water.
Add the butter and let it melt.
Beat the egg yolks, add the syrup after cooling it; add the lemon zest then blend well and strain.
Line a pan or small mold with caramelized sugar, fill 3/4 full with mixture and steam until thick and set.
Cool before unmolding. The tocino del cielo is often baked in small individual molds, then placed in small souffle cups before serving. Good for 10 persons.