Basic custard sauce

Recipe from: 10/1/2001 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 4
Servings 1
Minutes 40 mins


Serving Change
  • 1
    litre milk
  • 1
    vanilla pod, split lengthwise
  • 4
    large eggs, separated
  • 100
    castor sugar


40 mins
Heat milk and vanilla pod in a saucepan until milk begins to simmer. Remove from heat and leave to infuse for 15 minutes. Beat egg yolks until smooth.
Add sugar and beat until thick and corn-coloured - it should take about 10 minutes.
Strain poaching milk slowly into egg yolks, beating constantly.
Pour into a heavy-based saucepan and stir continuously over low heat until it coats a spoon.

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