Vanilla Custard

Ingredients

  • 5 dl milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla sugar
  • 1 vanilla pod/bean
  • 1 Tbsp corn starch
  • 5 dl cream

Instruction

  1. open the vanilla bean lengthwise with the knife, srcab the paste out
  2. take a pot give in the milk, eggs, sugar, vanilla sugar, starch and the vanilla paste
  3. stir everything nicely together and put the pot on the cocking stove on medium heat
  4. keep on stirring nonstop till, the mixture is cooking and starts to bind (takes about 10-15 minutes)
  5. take the pot from the heat and keep stirring another two minutes.
  6. strain the mixture and give it in a bowl
  7. cover it with a plastic wrap. Very important the wrap has to touch the mixture, no air between, otherwise your vanilla cream gets an ugly skin
  8. put the bowl in the fridge for at least two hours
  9. after two hours: stir the vanilla custard once more
  10. whip the cream optional with some extra sugar and stir two third of it, into the vanilla custard, keep the rest of it for decoration

Suggestion

  • The vanilla custard goes lovely with strawberry or any other kind of berry or fruit.
  • With less whipped cream, you can use the vanilla custard as a filling for a nice cake.20150428_203126

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