Huevos Quimbos

This delicate dessert originated in convents across Latin America during the 18th century, but something as delicious is never out of style!

  • Servings 4-6
  • 45 mins.
  • Easy

Recipe

Ingredients

  • 6 Egg Yolks
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Water
  • 2 tbsp. Rum
  • 1/2 cup Cardamom Seeds
  • 1 Vanilla Pod

Directions

  1. Beat the yolks to until thick. Pour into buttered muffin molds and bake at 350°F.
  2. On the side, make a light syrup with the sugar, water and rum.
  3. Unmold the quimbos, place in the syrup pot and boil for a bit so that the sweetness seeps in.
  4. Take the eggs out, thicken the syrup more and serve.

Pro Tips

Rum can be substituted with sweet Porto wine or dry white wine.

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