August 17 is...
National Vanilla Custard Day
Serve it up with your favorite seasonal fruit! Yum!
Custard vs. Pudding: There is a saying, "If it has eggs it's custard, if it has starch it's pudding." Simple, yes. But all too often there is overlap in simplicity. It is the cream puddings that don't fit the mold since they use a custard base but are thickened with starch. For example, the pastry cream found in an éclair.
Easy Apple Crumble with Vanilla Custard Sauce Recipe
Vanilla custard is a tasty sweet pudding-like dish made with eggs, sugar, milk and vanilla. It’s enjoyed throughout the world on its own or as a topping for other desserts.
Vanilla Custard Pie Recipe
Vanilla custard has been around since Medieval Times, and was traditionally used as a pie filling. Now days, vanilla custard is an important component in many dessert recipes including eclairs, trifle, and Boston cream pie.
Easy Vanilla Custard Recipe
Remember that pastry cream mentioned earlier?Vanilla custard takes only minutes to prepare. Then, it can be chilled until ready to serve. Add fresh strawberries, raspberries, blueberries or blackberries as desired. Sprinkle with chocolate shavings for a little added plus.
Pastry Cream (Vanilla Custard Filling) Recipe
For those who had rather watch a video vs. read the recipe...