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Vanilla custard

Vanilla custard

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 8

John Torode's simple vanilla custard is a must-have indulgent addition to any pudding

Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal228
fat9g
saturates3g
carbs31g
sugars24g
fibre0g
protein8g
low insalt0.17g
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Ingredients

  • 1l milk
  • 8 egg yolks
  • 140g vanilla sugar
  • 3 tbsp cornflour
  • 3 tbsp plain flour

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the milk in the saucepan until it comes just up to the boil, then take off the heat immediately. In a bowl, beat together the egg yolks, vanilla sugar and flours. Pour the milk slowly over the egg mix, beating well.

  • STEP 2

    Return the mixture to the pan and place over a low heat, stirring for 8-10 mins until the mixture begins to thicken. Remove and serve with the dumplings.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, March 2011

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