Los chongos zamoranos is a traditional Mexican dessert made from milk. This is a typical recipe from colonial convents and is named after its place of origin, Zamora (Mexico).
Ingredients for 4 people)
- 4 liters of milk
- 1kg sugar
- 6 drops of rennet (available at pharmacies)*
- 1 cinnamon stick
Just heat the milk and sugar without boiling.
Remove and add the rennet drops and leave until solidified.
Cut into diamonds and place a cinnamon stick in the center. Heat to very low but boiling heat until yellow and solidified.
Serve in a deep dish.
*You can also substitute the juice of 2 lemons for rennet. Add a little at a time to the warm milk and stir until incorporated into the milk. Let rest for 30 minutes.