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Custard

Ingredients

Preparation method

  1. Heat the milk with the vanilla pod until just boiling.

  2. Mix together the egg yolks, sugar and cornflour to get a smooth paste.

  3. Pour over the milk and stir well. Remove, wash and dry the vanilla pod to re-use in another recipe.

  4. Strain the mixture back into a clean saucepan and, stirring constantly, cook gently until the custard thickens.

Less than 30 mins preparation time

10 to 30 mins cooking time

Serves 4

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