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Perfect Boiled Custard

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“Truly perfect. Perfect for trifles, perfect with fresh fruit, perfect with caramel sauce, perfect on its own.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Beat eggs in top of a double boiler on medium speed of an electric mixer until frothy.
  2. Combine sugar, flour, and salt; stirring well; gradually add to eggs, beating until thick.
  3. Gradually stir about one-fourth of hot milk into egg mixture; add remaining milk, stirring constantly.
  4. Bring water in bottom of double boiler to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring occasionally, 20 minutes, or until custard thickens and coats a metal spoon.
  6. Stir in vanilla.
  7. Pour custard into serving bowl and chill.

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