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Brown sugar custard

Makes 3 cups.

You'll need

1 litre (4 cups) milk 200 ml cream 1 vanilla bean, split lengthways and seeds scraped 12 egg yolks 160 gm brown sugar 20 ml (1 tbsp) brandy


  • 01
  • Combine milk, cream, vanilla bean and seeds in a saucepan and bring to the simmer over low heat, remove vanilla bean and set aside. Whisk egg yolks, sugar and brandy in a large bowl, whisk in warm milk mixture and return to saucepan. Stir constantly with a wooden spoon over low heat for 10 minutes or until thickened and custard coats the back of the spoon. Serve immediately with Christmas pudding or cool and refrigerate until required.

At A Glance

  • Serves 8 people
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At A Glance

  • Serves 8 people

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Dec 2007

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