Quesillo (Spanish Egg Caremel Dish)

This is a recipe for quessillo, it is the Spanish version of an English Egg Custard, but it is a lot thicker and richer. It is very easy to cook, only takes 9 minutes in the microwave.
It is served as a dessert in a lot of Canarian restaurant 's, it can be served in slices topped with fruit and cream,
or you can break it up to look like scrambled egg and again cover with cream and fruit. Even better just eat it as it comes.


  • 250ml Milk
  • 250g Condensed Milk
  • 2 Eggs
  • Pinch of Cinnamon
  • Caramel Sauce

  1. Put all ingredients in a bowl, barring the Carmel sauce.
  2. Mix well until well blended.
  3. Pour into a microwave dish.
  4. Microwave on 580w for 10 minutes.
  5. Without opening the microwave door, let stand for 10 minutes.
  6. At this point it should be cooked, if not, cook for a few minutes more.
  7. Place plate over microwave dish, tip over so that the quesillo falls on plate.
  8. To serve top with caramel sauce.
Alternative toppings can be used, such as freah fruit and cream.
The quesillo in the above picture is the large version and you need to double the quantities and cook 0n 580w for 30 minutes and leaving for 10 minutes to stand.  If it is not cooked at this stage put it in the microwave for an extra 5 minutes.

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