Brandy Custard

Serves 4-6
Time 20 minutes


5 yolks
3 tbsp corn flour
½ cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla bean paste
600ml milk
1-2 tsp brandy (you can leave this out for a vanilla custard)


Pour milk and sugar into a pot over medium heat, whisk until the sugar dissolves. 

In a large bowl add corn flour to egg yolks with vanilla paste, using a whisk stir until combined. 

Once the milk is steaming slowly pour about half a cup of milk into the yolks, use a whisk to continuously stir. 

Return mixture to the pot, thicken the custard over a medium low heat, continuously stir with a rubber spatula until thick. Add brandy and stir through before serving.