From-scratch Custard

Preparation info

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Appears in

The Mountain Cafe Cookbook

The Mountain Cafe Cookbook

By Kirsten Gilmour

Published 2017

  • About

At the first café I worked at in New Zealand, we would make this sauce every day, just before service. It’s delicious; it does test your patience with stirring-time, but it’s well worth the wait! It’s also a great way to get rid of any leftover egg yolks.

  • No one wants scrambled egg custard so don’t rush this by turning the hob up too high.
  • If you have some vanilla sugar, use it for the sugar and you won’t need the vanilla pod.
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