Custard recipes (25)

    Make your own fresh custard for pouring over puddings or to use in tarts, trifle or as a base for homemade ice cream.

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    4 reviews

    Made with egg yolks and vanilla, it tastes just wonderful. Adding a little cornflour helps to stabilise the mixture and prevent it from curdling.

    Recipe by: Norma MacMillan

    6 reviews

    For years I used custard powder... but one day I tried to make custard myself. It's really easy to make and with this recipe, no lumps and no worries!

    Recipe by: matoutina

    16 reviews

    This is my recipe for homemade custard. It is low fat as it uses skimmed milk, and it is a doddle to make in just 5 or 6 minutes and turns out perfect every time. Even great to make ahead, then chill in the fridge and warm up in the microwave... absolutely yummy!

    Recipe by: Rowst

    9 reviews

    This is a tried and true chocolate custard recipe, easily made and totally foolproof! Use your favourite good quality plain choc, and only add the cornflour if you want it thicker.

    Recipe by: bakingmaster

    12 reviews

    This custard is excellent with sponge pudding or with our favourite croissant bread pudding. It's pourable or spoon-able. To prevent a lumpy or scorched pudding use a heavy bottomed saucepan and stir CONSTANTLY. Do not walk away while this is cooking.

    Recipe by: HappyMamaToThree


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