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Postre de Natas (Columbian-Style Milk Pudding)

Postre de Natas (Columbian-Style Milk Pudding) is a traditional and beloved dessert in Colombia. For a milk pudding-like texture, heat up the milk and mix the cream with beaten egg yolks and sugar. Top it all off with raisins and serve it cool, this dessert is enjoyed all year round. Read below to follow along with the recipe & don’t forget to upload a picture and tag @NevadaMilk when you try this tasty Columbian-styled treat out for yourself!

Colombian-Style Milk Pudding

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1 gallon whole milk
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 egg yolks
  • raisins to your taste


  • Place the whole milk in a saucepan over medium heat and let it boil.
  • Using a fork, remove the cream that forms on top and save it in a container. You will repeat this process until no more cream forms. This step will take about an hour.
  • Mix the sugar and one cup of the remaining boiled milk in a pot until a syrup consistency has formed.
  • Beat the yolks until they are pale and add them to the mixture of sugar and milk. Stir until it is well-incorporated.
  • Add the raisins and the cream we first separated from boiling the milk and mix it carefully. Let it simmer for about 10 minutes without stirring.
  • Transfer your pudding to individual servings and let them cool in the refrigerator until they have thickened.
  • And they are ready to eat. Enjoy!

Postre de Natas (Spanish)

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 18 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1 galón de leche entera
  • 2 tazas de azúcar
  • 4 yemas de huevo
  • Pasas a tu gusto


  • En una cacerola, vierte el galón de leche entera y déjala que hierva a fuego medio.
  • Usando un tenedor, retira la nata que se forma hasta arriba y guárdala en un recipiente. Repite este paso hasta que ya no se forme más nata. Este paso tomará aproximadamente una hora.
  • Mezcla el azúcar y una taza de la leche previamente hervida en una olla hasta que se haya formado una consistencia de jarabe.
  • Bate las yemas hasta que estén pálidas y añadelas a la mezcla de azúcar y leche. Revuelve hasta que estas estén bien incorporadas.
  • Añade las pasas y la nata que se preparó al principio y mezcla con cuidado. Deja que hierva a fuego lento durante unos 10 minutos sin revolver.
  • Transfiere las natas a contenedores de tamaño individual y déjalas enfriar en el refrigerador hasta que hayan tomado una consistencia espesa.
  • Y tu postre de natas esta listo para comer. ¡Disfruta!