Custard cream

Posted by Leggero

Ingredients:
500ml milk
Zest of one lemon
3 egg yolks
60 grams caster sugar
40 grams maize flour or potato starch
Method:
  • In a small pan mix together egg yolks, sugar, maize flour and stir.
  • Gently cook the mixture.
  • Add milk and continue stirring well. Add lemon zest.
  • Move the pan to a low fire until it reaches boiling. Keep stirring well.
  • Lower the flame and leave to cook for a further eight to ten minutes stirring continuously. 
  • When it has become creamy it is ready to cool. Let it cool and refrigerate for two to three hours.