Old-Fashioned Homemade Custard
Just Like Grandma Use To Make….
I just made this tonight for dinner. I added about 2/3 cup of crushed pineapple and dollops of whipping cream on each serving. This Easy Homemade Custard Recipe is so creamy and thick. With this simple recipe you are going to make an the most scrumptious.dessert.You will love the smooth deliciousness of this classic dessert. It’s made FROM SCRATCH, that is why it is absolutely delicious.WHERE DID CUSTARD COME FROM….Then, Sir Alfred Bird created an eggless custard powder in 1837. It was made from sugar, cornstarch, flavorings, and colorings, and it only needed some hot milk added to it to make it into custard.It is essentially what we know as instant pudding today. There were no eggs added to it because his wife was allergic to them.This luscious custard is so full of flavor and can be used for all sorts of desserts. It makes a delicious banana cream pie!You’ll need: granulated sugarcornstarchwhole milk vanilla extract4 extra-large egg yolks salted sweet cream butter TIP(To make chocolate egg custard, add 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa to the cornstarch mixture.)Now let me show you how to make homemade custard from scratch with just a very few basic ingredients.
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 3 tbsp cornstarch
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 4 egg yolks
- 3 cups milk
- 1 tbsp butter
- 2 tsp vanilla
- Combine sugar, cornstarch, salt and egg yolks in a pot. Using a whisk, stir together.
- Once it has reached a thick consistency, remove from the element and add the tablespoon of butter and the vanilla. Stir until mixed.
- Once it has reached a thick consistency, remove from the element and add the tablespoon of butter (and vanilla if you want). Stir until mixed.