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help - how to thicken custard

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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

Cornflour?

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

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