Vanilla Egg Custard

Vanilla Egg Custard


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About this recipe: This is a quick and easy recipe to make the most delicious custard. Serve over steamed puddings, cakes, fruit or anything you fancy.


Serves: 4 

  • 1 vanilla bean, cut into thirds
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 500ml milk
  • 1 dash salt

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Bring vanilla bean, milk and salt to the boil. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, beat yolks and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Remove vanilla bean from pan, then gradually pour milk into the egg yolks, stirring continuously.
  4. Pour everything back into pan and cook over low heat, stirring constantly until thickened. Do NOT boil.
  5. Once smooth, remove from heat and let cool for a few minutes, serve or refrigerate until needed.

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