Real Vanilla Custard

Real Vanilla Custard

Real Vanilla Custard

Ingredients
5
Servings
300ml (1/2 pint)
Real Vanilla Custard
Ingredients
  • 300 millilitre (1/2 pint) milk

  • 1/2 Vanilla Pod , , split and seeds reserved

  • 3 medium egg yolks

  • 1 tablespoons caster sugar

  • 1 teaspoon cornflour

Key Products
Vanilla Pod

Product Information

£ 3.95/unit,1stick

Instructions

  • 1 Place the milk, Vanilla Pod and seeds in a large saucepan and heat gently, bringing slowly to the boil.
  • 2 Meanwhile blend the egg yolks, caster sugar and cornflour together in a large bowl. Strain the hot milk onto the egg mixture stirring continuously.
  • 3 Rinse out the saucepan and pour in the custard mixture. Heat very gently, stirring continuously, until the sauce thickens. This should only take a minute or two. Serve hot or cold removing the Vanilla Pod just before serving.

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