Food.com: Trifle custard
Servings Prep Time
4cups 15minutes
Cook Time
7minutes
Servings Prep Time
4cups 15minutes
Cook Time
7minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Add milk and cream to saucepan and start heating over low-medium heat.
  2. Split vanilla bean open down its length and scrape insides into saucepan, then add remaining bean. Heat mixture until just barely simmering.
  3. In bowl, whisk yolks with the sugar and cornstarch until smoothly combined.
  4. Temper egg mixture by slowly pouring a small amount of milk mixture into it, whisking constantly.
  5. Pour egg mix into saucepan and gently cook, whisking constantly, until it thickens enough coat the back of a spoon.
  6. Pass mixture through a fine sieve and cool in the fridge before using.
Recipe Notes

Do not boil the custard, otherwise it will break (curdle). If you do accidentally boil it, remove it from the heat and whisk vigorously to reintegrate the liquid and solid parts. Do not reboil.