Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in


By Samantha Clark and Samuel Clark

Published 2014

  • About

The scent of citrus permeates the custard in a subtle and classy way.


  • 1 litre whole milk
  • zest of 1 orange, peeled off in 1.5cm-wide strips
  • zest of


Place the milk, citrus zest, cinnamon stick and vanilla pod in a saucepan and gently bring to the boil. Remove from the heat and allow to infuse for 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, whisk the egg yolks with the 190g sugar and the cornflour until pale and creamy. Pass the milk through a sieve and discard the aromatics. Return the milk to the saucepan and place over a medium heat. Add the egg mixtu