Fried Custard Squares

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Apples for Jam

By Tessa Kiros

Published 2010

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This is the sort of thing that would have appealed to my sweet tooth in childhood. It’s what some Italians remember from theirs.


  • 750 ml(26 fl oz/3 cups) milk
  • 1 long


Put the milk in a heavy-based saucepan and add the lemon rind and vanilla. Bring just to the boil. Meanwhile, whip 2 eggs in a bowl until they are creamy, then whisk in the sugar. Add the flour and whisk to a smooth cream. Just as the milk comes to a rolling boil, whisk a ladleful into the eggs. Whisking constantly, add another ladleful or