Custard

Custard … we frequently meet it around desserts in our restaurants. It goes perfectly with a chocolate cake for example, so I suggest you discover this custard recipe.
Category : Cream
Difficulty : Easy
Servings : 6 people
Preparation time : 15 mins
Cooking time : 5 mins
Total time : 20 mins
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Custard

Equipment

  • digital pastry thermometer

Ingredients
  

  • 5 dl milk
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 125 g caster sugar
  • 1 vanilla pod

Instructions
 

  • Start by putting the vanilla pod in the milk, add 25 g of caster sugar and bring the milk to the boil.
  • Put the egg yolks in a container, add the remaining caster sugar and mix with a whisk for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • When the milk is boiling, remove the vanilla pod and cut it in half lengthwise. Using the knife, scrape the vanilla seeds and put them in the milk.
  • Using the whisk, mix the vanilla seeds and pour the boiling milk over the egg yolks. Mix with the whisk, then pour everything in the pan.
  • Cook the custard using a spatula, monitoring the temperature using a kitchen thermometer to reach 83/84 ° C.
  • There is a second method which consists in stopping the cooking process as soon as one can make a clear line with the finger on the cream coating the spatula.
  • Cooking is done over medium heat by controlling the cooking process using one of the two methods. The one with the thermometer is easier.
  • As soon as the cream is cooked, pour it through a colander in a container. The custard is finished and can now accompany many desserts.
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