Boiled Custard Recipe


Boiled Custard Recipe

How To Make Boiled Custard

Treat your taste buds to a soft and melt-in-your-mouth dessert with this boiled custard. It's made with milk and sugar for a mellow bite.

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 5 mins
Total: 10 mins


  • 2 cups milk
  • ¼ cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp water, plus more for cooking
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Fill the lower pan of a double boiler ⅓ full of water, and bring to a low boil. Pour milk into the upper pot, and place over boiling water. Heat until small bubbles form around the edges of the milk. Stir in sugar, and continue stirring until it dissolves.

  2. In a small bowl, beat the eggs until light yellow. Remove about ½ cup hot milk, and gradually stir it into the eggs. Slowly mix the egg mixture into the milk in the pan.

  3. Mix together cornstarch and water; slowly stir into custard. Bring custard to a boil, and remove from heat. Stir in vanilla. Serve warm or chilled.


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