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My Favorite Custard / Cream Pies, Puddings, and Fillings




This Custard is the absolute best and can be used to make Cream Pies, Puddings, and Fillings. The custard has a smooth and silky texture with a delicious vanilla flavor. Simple basic ingredients are used in this recipe and slightly modified depending on what you are making.


Custard for Cream Pies


Ingredients

3/4 cup sugar

1/3 cup flour

2 cups milk

3 egg yolks

1 tsp vanilla extract

2 tbsp unsalted butter

pinch of salt


Custard for Puddings


Ingredients

3/4 cup sugar

1/4 cup flour

2 1/2 cups milk

3 egg yolks

1 tsp vanilla extract

2 tbsp unsalted butter

pinch of salt



Instructions same for both

Add sugar, flour and salt to a medium sauce pot. Pour in milk and whisk until flour is completely incorporated with no lumps. Cook on medium heat until mixture comes to a boil and thickens. Turn off the heat and add one tablespoon at a time of the mixture into the egg yolks until you have around one cup. Pour the egg mixture back into the flour, sugar, and milk. Turn heat back on and cook for a couple of minutes until thick and bubbly. Turn off the heat and add vanilla and butter.


For Banana Cream Pie

Slice bananas in a prebaked pie crust and top with custard. Cool completely in refrigerator.


For Coconut Cream Pie

Add 2 1/2 cups of shredded coconut to the custard then pour into a prebaked pie crust. Cool completely in refrigerator.


For Rice Pudding

Add 1 cup of cooked rice, 1 tsp ground cinnamon, and 1/4 cup of raisins (optional).



For a video tutorial visit my YouTube channel

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