La Mozzarella In Carrozza

Custard, basic recipe

La Mozzarella In Carrozza - Custard, basic recipe
Custard, basic recipe: How to make custard, for a creamy result.

Yields: 400g   Cooking Time: 5Min   Diff: Medium
- 200g Full-fat milk
- 50g Fresh whipping cream
- 3 Yolks
- 70g Sugar
- 10g Corn starch
- 10g Rice starch
- 1/2 Vanilla pod or organic lemon zest


Custard is perfect for pies or choux. This recipe is a basic recipe, to which you can add some whipped cream or chocolate. What makes the difference is the use of corn and rice starch instead of all-purpose flour. The final result will be perfect!


- Heat the milk together with the cream and the vanilla pod. 

- Whisk the yolks, the sugar and the starches in a bowl. If the mixture is too dry, add gradually some hot milk till it becomes a smooth paste.

- Remove the vanilla pod and pour in the rest of milk.

- Than, put your custard on the heat again in a sauce pan and cook gently, stirring till thickened.

- Pour the custard into a bowl and cover it with some cling wrap. (You should press it over the custard to prevent skin).

- Refrigerate your custard and let it rest in the fridge before using it.