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“The French vanilla flavor blend adds a rich buttery vanilla flavor to this creamy homemade custard. This recipe came from Land O Lakes website.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine cornstarch and brown sugar in heavy 2-quart saucepan; stir until well mixed. Add milk and half & half; stir until well mixed.
  2. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly and scraping bottom of pan, until mixture thickens and begins to boil (12 to 14 minutes). Remove from heat.
  3. Beat egg yolks in small bowl. Very slowly pour 1 1/2 cups hot milk mixture into egg yolks, whisking constantly. Slowly pour egg mixture back into hot milk mixture in saucepan, whisking constantly.
  4. Cook over medium-low heat, whisking constantly, until mixture thickens and begins to boil (2 to 3 minutes). Immediately, remove from heat. Stir in butter and French vanilla flavoring blend.
  5. Divide custard among 6 individual serving dishes. Cover; refrigerate at least 30 minutes or until serving time. Garnish with fresh berries and mint leaves, if desired.
  6. Recipe Tip: It is important to slowly add the hot milk mixture to the egg yolks and stir constantly to prevent the eggs from curdling.

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