Advanced search

help - how to thicken custard

(6 Posts)
BananaGio Sat 06-Nov-10 15:51:12

made custard for s Delia trifle- it's now cooling and is thickish but still pourable- want it to get more to that ambrosia custard thickness- any tips?

Theantsgomarching Sat 06-Nov-10 15:57:59

bumping but can't help, sorry!

Scootergrrrl Sat 06-Nov-10 16:04:05


oldenoughtowearpurple Sat 06-Nov-10 16:05:58

is it birds powder or real with eggs?

if real with eggs you could add another egg and reheat
if with custard powder mix a teaspoon more powder with a very little milk and whisk that in and heat it up
or similarly just mix some cornflour with a little water/milk and add that

BananaGio Sat 06-Nov-10 16:25:24

with real eggs
ok will try with another eggs
fingers crossed! thanks

BananaGio Sun 07-Nov-10 14:45:56

thanks for answers yesterday. used an extra egg and bit of cornflour and was fine

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, watch threads, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now »

Already registered? Log in with: