Custard from custard powder

    10 min

    Lots of people love custard, you might too. Don't go to the supermarket next time, just make your own! This recipe only needs 3 ingredients and then you have it: homemade custard. It's the best.


    West Midlands, England, UK
    240 people made this

    Serves: 4 

    • 500ml milk
    • 2 tablespoons custard powder
    • 1 tablespoon sugar

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:10min 

    1. Mix a little of the milk with the custard powder and sugar in a heatproof mixing bowl.
    2. Heat the remaining milk in a saucepan nearly to the boil, be careful that it doesn't boil over.
    3. Pour the hot milk over the custard powder mixture, whisking all the time.
    4. Return the mix to the saucepan and bring to the boil, whisking all the time, until the custard thickens. Remove from the heat and let cool.


    Serve the custard with fruit, like chopped banana or berries.
    Use the custard to make mini trifles.
    Serve with piping hot apple crumble.

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