Creme Anglaise is a fancy term for home made custard., this is fancy and delicious
10 - 15minutes
15 - 20minutes
- Put the milk and double cream into a heavy based saucepan. Scrape the seeds from the vanilla pod and add them to the pan. Heat until almost simmering. Then take off the heat, Meanwhile, in a large bowl, beat the egg yolks with the sugar until creamy.
- Gradually pour the hot creamy milk onto the sugary yolks, whisking as you do so. Strain the mixture through a fine sieve into a clean pan, Stir the mixture over a low heat until the custard thickens enough to thinly coat the back of a spoon. Do not allow the mixture to boil as it will curdle.
- Remove from the heat and strain the custard again through a fine sieve into a cold bowl (unless you are serving it hot right away). Leave to cool.
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