Classic Brandy Custard

Classic Brandy Custard


Servings 10
Time Needed Prep
Ingredients 7
Difficulty Easy

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3.6 based on 17 ratings.


  • 1.75 tbsp Cornflour
  • 1/4 cup Brandy
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 200 Millilitre Cream
  • 4 Egg Yolks
  • 1/2 cup Caster Sugar superfine
  • 2 cups Milk

Nutrition Information

Qty per
165g serve
Qty per
Energy 223cal 135cal
Protein 14.5g 8.8g
Fat (total) 14g 8.5g
 - saturated 6.1g 3.7g
Carbohydrate 8g 4.8g
 - sugars 3.72g 2.26g
Dietary Fibre 0g 0g
Sodium 163mg 99mg

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

When it comes to the Christmas feast, it just isn’t complete without the Classic Brandy Custard.

christmas plum pudding with brandy custard | Stay at Home Mum.com.au

It’s the ultimate accompaniment to Christmas pudding, and ideal for adults looking to get even more kick out of their dessert.

You can buy the boxed stuff for the kids, but this is worth making from scratch!

Brandy Custard | Stay At Home Mum


  1. Heat the milk and cream in a saucepan on a medium-high heat for a few minutes until gently simmering. Remove from heat.

  2. Using a whisk, combine the egg yolks, sugar and cornflour until pale and creamy. Gradually whisk in the milk/cream mixture.

  3. Return to pan and place back on a medium heat. Stir using a wooden spoon for 6-8 minutes until custard starts to thicken and coat the back of the spoon. Stir through the brandy and vanilla extract.

  4. Pour custard into a heatproof jug and serve warm.

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