Vanilla Egg Custard Recipe

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What is the best egg custard recipe?

This recipe takes only 6 ingredients:

  • Eggs. Large eggs are standard.
  • Sugar. Granulated white sugar is best for this. I would not recommend subbing for brown sugar.
  • Salt. This adds flavor and cuts the sweetness slightly.
  • Vanilla. Pure vanilla extract and nothing less for the best flavor.
  • Milk. I used 2% milk. ...
  • Nutmeg. Nutmeg gives such a comforting flavor to this custard. ...

How to make an easy egg custard?


  • In a jug whisk together the egg yolks, cornflour and sugar until well combined.
  • In a saucepan gently heat the milk and vanilla until warm (not hot!), remove from the heat and add the milk to the egg mixture.
  • Tip it back into the saucepan and whisk constantly until boiling. ...
  • Serve hot or cold.

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How do I make homemade vanilla custard?

Make Custard Using The Powder

  • To make a warm and creamy custard, heat 250 ml of whole milk in a pan over medium-low heat.
  • Stir together 2 tablespoons of custard powder and ¼ cup of chilled milk to make a lump-free mixture. ...
  • Add the vanilla extract and the yellow food color if you have not added these two while making the powder. ...

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How to make simple vanilla custard?

how to make vanilla custard Combine the egg yolks, cornstarch and sugar in a bowl. and whisk well. Once the mixture has thickened and leaves a ribbon trail from the whisk, then it’s time to add the warm milk.

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