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Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: custard
Servings: 10
Calories: 45kcal
Cost: 4


  • 100 g caster sugar
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 200 ml double cream
  • 3 tbsp cornflour
  • 700 ml whole milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • You need to first boil the cream and milk in a large saucepan on the stove.
  • While that is cooking, you can be whisking together your egg yolks, cornflour, vanilla, sugar.
  • Once your milk is boiling, you can pour that into the sugar and egg mixture.
  • From there, clean out the saucepan and put the entire mixture back into it on the stove.
  • Using a wooden spoon to stir, heat the mixture on a low heat.
  • Be sure to stir thoroughly and heat evenly and keep stirring until the mixture has thickened. Don’t mix too long or lumps will begin to form.


Calories: 45kcal