A simple vanilla custard is a wonderful dessert. Comforting, smooth and flavorful, its relaxing nature make it perfect for those days when you just want something to ease your woes.
Vanilla Custard

Vanilla Custard
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: French
Serves: 1 1/4 Cups
  • 2 eggs; separated
  • 1/2 Cup sugar
  • 1/2 Cup milk
  • 2 Tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, plus vanilla extract to taste
  1. In the top pan of a double boiler, combine egg yolks, sugar, milk, flour, and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Whisk to blend, then place over gently boiling water and cook, stirring, until mixture is thickened and coats the back of a spoon. Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature.
  2. In a bowl beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Gently fold egg whites into custard.
  3. Add vanilla to taste.
Yield: 1-1/4 cups.

Tagged with →  
Share →
Cost Considerate

Cost Considerate

Most of our recipes are focused on cost-efficient, economical cooking that pleases palates but doesn't upset your wallet.
New Recipes Section

New Recipes Section

We are updating Epicurus.com to include new recipes, and a whole new format for them. We hope you enjoy.
Real chefs!

Real chefs!

We love cooking, and our publisher is a master chef, so you can rely upon our great recipes for good, wholesome cooking.
Please use the search box above to find content within this section.

Thanks for dropping by! Feel free to stay updated by subscribing to the RSS feed.