Vanilla custard

Prep 20 min
Total 20 min
Plus chilling time, Serves: 10



1 tbsp
1 1/2 cups
2% milk
1 tsp


  • WHISK sugar with yolks in a large bowl until pale and fluffy, 1 min. Whisk in cornstarch until combined.
  • HEAT milk in a medium saucepan over medium-high until it starts to simmer. Slowly pour hot milk into yolk mixture, whisking constantly, until combined. Pour mixture back into saucepan and set over medium-low. Continue cooking, using a wooden spoon to stir constantly, until mixture has thickened and coats back of spoon, 8 to 10 min. Strain through a fine mesh sieve. Stir in vanilla. Press a piece of plastic wrap on surface and refrigerate until cold, about 1 hour.

Serving Tip: This homemade vanilla custard pairs perfectly with our Apple crumble pie. Get the recipe.


Calories 83, Protein 2 g, Carbohydrates 13 g, Fat 3 g, Sodium 18 mg.
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