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proper english custard

Recipe by
Fred Wilson
Luling, TX

I made this the other day. And it brought me back to my childhood. I heard you can store it up to 3 days. But it didn’t last that long in my house.

yield 2 1/2 Cups
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For proper english custard

  • 1 pt
  • 2 oz
  • 4
    egg yolks
  • 1 oz
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    vanilla extract

How To Make proper english custard

  • 1
    1. Bring milk and cream to a simmer slowly on low heat.
  • 2
    2 Whisk the sugar and cornstarch together, add the egg yolks, combine well.
  • 3
    3. Slowly whisk the warm milk into the egg mixture, whisking constantly. Add vanilla. Return to the saucepan and stir gently until thickened. Serve hot, or cool

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