It is becoming too easy to buy pre-made custard at the shops but if you have the time there are easy homemade custard recipes you can make from scratch.
Crème Anglaise, or "English Cream," is a delicious pourable custard. Serve it alongside sweet pies, tarts, or chocolate desserts, or use it as a base for making ice cream.
This is a lovely cinnamon and lemon infused Spanish-style custard with a biscuit on top. Watch this recipe being made in the Allrecipes Spanish Custard Video.
This is a Dutch type of custard called hopjesvla. You can use instant coffee or strong brewed coffee depending on how much you like the coffee taste.
This custard is excellent with sponge pudding or with our favourite hot fruit. It's pourable or spoon-able. To prevent a lumpy or scorched custard use a heavy bottomed saucepan and stir CONSTANTLY. Do not walk away while this is cooking.
Lovely with a cup of tea or coffee, custard tarts are actually very simple to make and best with homemade pastry.