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Preparation: 10 mins
Cooking time: 10 mins
- 1 cup a2 MilkTM
- 1 vanilla bean
- 4 egg yolks
- 1 tbsp cornflour
- 1/3 cup caster sugar
- Heat a2 MilkTM in a small saucepan. Using a sharp knife, split vanilla bean in half lengthways and scrape out seeds. Add bean and seeds to milk mixture. Place over medium heat. Cook, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes or until hot (do not allow to boil). Remove saucepan from heat.
- Whisk egg yolks, cornflour and sugar in a heatproof bowl until well combined. Remove vanilla beans from milk mixture. Pour hot milk mixture over egg yolk mixture, whisking constantly.
- Return mixture to saucepan over low heat. Cook, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes or until custard thickens and coats the back of a metal spoon (do not allow custard to boil, as it might curdle).
- Serve custard warm on top of your favourite sponge cake or cold.