Simple Egg Custard2014-11-13
- Course: Snack
- Yield : 2 cups
- Prep Time : 2m
- Cook Time : 15m
- Ready In : 17m
Simple Egg Custard
Custard can be a nutritious snack or dessert, especially when you make it yourself. Homemade custard is much more economical and gives you the control as to what ingredients you use, avoiding anything artificial and the amount of sugar you add.
Nutrition Note: A protein and calcium-rich snack or dessert for the whole family. For babies and younger toddlers, simply omit the sugar and stir through stewed fruit or mashed banana for added sweetness.
Tip: use the leftover egg whites to make our delicious coconut macaroons.
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- 2 cups milk
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 4 egg yolks
- 1 tbsp cornflour
- 1 1/2 tbsp sugar (optional)
Place the milk and vanilla extract in a small saucepan over medium heat until just below boiling point. -
Place the egg yolks, cornflour and sugar in a large separate bowl and whisk well to combine. -
Slowly pour the milk mixture into the egg yolks, whisking continuously. -
Return the milk and egg mixture back in to the saucepan and cook over low-medium heat, stirring continuously making sure the custard doesn't stick to the bottom, until the custard has thickened and coats the back of a spoon. -
Serve immediately or store in the fridge for up to 2 days. -
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