- Skill level:easy
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The Method Enter Bake mode
Classic mode Step 1
Heat the cream in a saucepan over a medium heat until it reaches boiling point.
Ingredients for this step
- 275ml 9⅜ fl oz Double cream
Classic mode Step 2
In a separate bowl, beat together the caster sugar, vanilla bean paste, egg yolks and cornflour until light and fluffy.
Classic mode Step 3
Carefully pour half of the warmed cream in with the egg mixture and blend together.
Classic mode Step 4
Add the egg mixture back into the saucepan with the remaining cream and heat gently for 1-2 minutes, continuously stirring until the custard begins to thicken.
Classic mode Step 5
Once thickened, serve the custard immediately or allow to cool and chill in the fridge, if serving the custard cold.