Egg custard

all details

This recipe is from The Cook's Companion.

Egg custard
Photo: Rebecca Hallas

Ingredients

  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup cream
  • 1 vanilla bean, split
  • 5 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup castor sugar

Method

Bring milk, cream and vanilla bean to simmering point in a heavy-based saucepan. In a bowl, whisk egg yolks with sugar until light, then whisk in warm milk and cream. Return to rinsed-out pan and cook over a moderate heat for at least 10 minutes, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon until mixture thickens and coats the back of a spoon. Strain into a cold bowl, then scrape in some of the vanilla seeds from the vanilla pod. Serve warm or cold.

Rinse and dry the vanilla pod - it can be reused.

Rate this recipe

Rate this recipe:

Use [left] and [right] keys to rate, [enter] to submit, [esc] to cancel.

Rate this recipe with 0.5 a star Rate this recipe with 1 star Rate this recipe with 1.5 stars Rate this recipe with 2 stars Rate this recipe with 2.5 stars Rate this recipe with 3 stars Rate this recipe with 3.5 stars Rate this recipe with 4 stars Rate this recipe with 4.5 stars Rate this recipe with 5 stars

Write a review

Thanks for voting!

Write a review

  • Cuisine - British

Reviews

Be the first to write a review.

Write a review

You are logged in as [Logout]

All information entered below may be published.

Error: Please enter your screen name.

Error: Your Screen Name must be less than 255 characters.

Error: Your Location must be less than 255 characters.

Rate Egg custard

Rate Egg custard:

Use [left] and [right] keys to rate, [enter] to submit, [esc] to cancel.

Rate Egg custard with half a star Rate Egg custard with 1 star Rate Egg custard with 1.5 stars Rate Egg custard with 2 stars Rate Egg custard with 2.5 stars Rate Egg custard with 3 stars Rate Egg custard with 3.5 stars Rate Egg custard with 4 stars Rate Egg custard with 4.5 stars Rate Egg custard with 5 stars

Error: Please select your rating for 'Egg custard'.

Error: Please select a rating.

Error: Please enter your review.

Error: Your Message must be less than 300 words.

Post to

You need to have read and accepted the Conditions of Use.

Thank you

Your review has been submitted for approval.

Reviews are moderated and are generally published if they are on-topic and not abusive.

Most popular recipes

Promotions

Gorgeous native seasonal produce prepared in a sublime natural wonderland.

Cook discussions

Coq au vin

we cooked this on friday and it was amaze balls... give it a go!!! Read more

Commenter
ozzodeano
Date and time
26 July

Cook discussions

Coq au vin

we cooked this on friday and it was amaze balls... give it a go!!! Read more

Commenter
ozzodeano
Date and time
26 July

Cook discussions

Coq au vin

we cooked this on friday and it was amaze balls... give it a go!!! Read more

Commenter
ozzodeano
Date and time
26 July

Cook discussions

Coq au vin

we cooked this on friday and it was amaze balls... give it a go!!! Read more

Commenter
ozzodeano
Date and time
26 July

Cook discussions

Coq au vin

we cooked this on friday and it was amaze balls... give it a go!!! Read more

Commenter
ozzodeano
Date and time
26 July