Mock Custard

    12 minutes

    This is an egg free version of custard that is thickened with cornflour. It is thick and creamy and great on baked apples.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 80g sugar
    • 1 tablespoon cornflour
    • 100ml water
    • 30g butter
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
    • 6 tablespoons cream

    Preparation:2min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:12min 

    1. Mix the sugar and cornflour in a saucepan. Stir in the water with a whisk. When sugar and cornflour have dissolved heat it slowly stirring occasionally.
    2. When the sugar water begins to bubble almost boiling and begins to caramelise simmer for about another minute stirring constantly. The sugar will now become a syrup.
    3. Remove from heat and stir in butter and vanilla. When all the butter has dissolved stir in the cream.
    4. Serve warm.

    Gluten Free

    For a gluten free option, use Gluten Free Cornflour.

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