Fresh Vanilla Custard


  1. Break the eggs into a large heatproof mixing bowl, add the egg yolks, flour, sugar and vanilla and whisk by hand until well blended
  2. Pour milk into a pan and place over a gentle heat until hand-hot to touch
  3. Slowly pour the hot milk over the egg mixture, whisking continuously until combined

  4. Pour back into the pan and return to a gentle to a gentle heat. Stir continuously with a wooden spatula until just thickened and coating the back of the spoon

  5. Remove from the heat at once and set aside to cool. 


  • 4 tbsp flour, corn, heaping
  • 2 large egg(s), just the yolk
  • 20 oz sugar, extra fine
  • 36 oz milk, whole