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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 106.7
  • Total Fat: 2.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 81.2 mg
  • Sodium: 63.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.0 g
  • Protein: 5.0 g

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Grandma's Custard recipe

Submitted by: JARICHAUST

Introduction

This recipe makes a really thick custard (that wobbles on your spoon when cool and can practically be cut with a knife). It's sweet and ideal with puddings, cake, fruit salad or even on its own. This recipe makes a really thick custard (that wobbles on your spoon when cool and can practically be cut with a knife). It's sweet and ideal with puddings, cake, fruit salad or even on its own.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    1 pint skim milk (473 mL or approx 2 cups)
    3 eggs
    6 tbsp sugar
    4 tbsp cornflour
    6 drops vanilla essence
    1/2 cup skim milk (additional)

Directions

1. Put pint of milk in saucepan over low heat. Heat slowly, stir often and do not boil.

2. Meanwhile beat eggs, sugar and vanilla essence in large bowl until well combined.

3. Dissolve cornflour in half cup of milk, mix throughly to ensure no lumps remain.

4. Add milk/cornflour to eggs/sugar and beat until combined.

5. Pour hot milk into other ingredients and beat lightly.

6. Pour hot milk/egg mix into the saucepan and return to low heat

7. Whisk continuously and heat slowly. Do not use a spoon for this as the custard will thicken unevenly and a whisk avoids it going lumpy.

8. Mixture will turn into thick custard. Further heating will thicken some more but be careful not to burn. Custard will thicken even further on cooling.


Makes 8 cups (8 - 12 servings depending on generosity)

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JARICHAUST.






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  • tell Grandma thank you for sharing this receipe! - 9/23/09

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  • I have made this for many years and is so good.
    I add variation by adding fruit of the season cut up in it and gives a different flavour such as oranges, strawberrys etc.
    Sometimes just a dab of jam in the center does the trick. Looks good and has that extra fruit zip to it. - 3/13/09

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  • Reminds me of the custard my grandma used to make. :) - 3/13/09

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