Vanilla Custard with Dark Chocolate Sauce

Vanilla Custard with Dark Chocolate Sauce

Heres a simple version of the vanilla custard that you can make at home in a jiffy... tastes best with chocolate sauce!!

Soumya Sivadas


  1. 200 Millilitres Milk
  2. 300 Millilitres Cream
  3. 1 Teaspoon Vanilla essence (or use vanilla bean)
  4. 5 Teaspoons Sugar
  5. 25 Grams Cornflour
  6. 3 Egg Yolks
  7. 20 Grams Butter
  8. 40 Grams Dark chocolate
  9. Nuts
  10. 1 Teaspoon Milk , warm


30 mins
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    Bring milk and cream mixture to boil and then simmer it. Add sugar and stir well.

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    In a bowl, beat the egg yolks well and add cornflour and vanilla essence to this. Whisk well till it is mixed thoroughly. (you'l get a light yellow color at this stage)

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    To this egg yolk mixture add some of the hot milk-cream mixture and whisk well as you add in.

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    Now incorporate the mixture from step3 into the rest of the milk-cream mixture. (It is very important to stir as you do this). Check for the sweetness and add more sugar if required!!

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    Let it cook for about a minute or two on the low flame and keep stirring. Transfer it into a serving dish and allow it to cool.

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    For a very simple chocolate sauce, double boil dark chocolate (i used Nestle's dark chocolate) and butter together.

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    Mix one teaspoon of milk to this to get a smooth consistency. Add in some chopped nuts to this and serve it along with the custard.

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