The lasting richness of a civet is best followed by something simple. This old recipe for vanilla cream was once made with sweetened goat’s milk thickened with eggs, but now cow’s milk is more common. Serve the pudding with a big dollop of jam in the middle, or rub
For a richer pudding, mix together the bread and brown sugar and spread on an oiled baking dish. Bake until caramelized in the preheated oven and fold into the ramekins of custard before putting them in the oven.
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