Custard was used to accompany pies and puddings in the days before ice cream! It is still very popular today, and can be served hot or cold with a variety of delectable dishes.
1/3 pint of milk or single cream
1 tablespoon of vanilla
1. Over a low heat melt the butter.
2. Add all the remaining ingredients and whisk continually for 8 – 10 minutes until the mixture thickens.
3. Cool slightly and place in a jug. Serve warm.
4. For cold custard place in a covered bowl in the refrigerator until set.