Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs: Cheap as chips
Love a bit of custard on your dessert? Now you don't have to feel guilty drowning your pud in our delicious low-fat custard recipe, because this one won't ruin your diet. This easy custard serves 4 people and will take only 10 minutes to prepare and cook in total. A portion of this low-fat custard works out at only 75 calories per serving. It's the perfect option if you're trying to eat a little healthier and cut down on your sweet treats. This simple custard is made from scratch and uses semi-skimmed milk as well as egg yolks and sweetener to make it lower in fat than your average custard recipe.
- 300ml skimmed milk
- 2tsp cornflour
- 4tbsp granular sweetener
- 2 medium egg yolks
- ½ tsp vanilla extract
Serve this delicious custard with crumble, pie and puds too
- Put the milk into a pan and slowly bring to simmer, remove from the heat.
- Put the cornflour, sweetener, egg yolks and vanilla extract into a bowl and whisk together.
- Gradually whisk in the warm milk.
- Rinse out the pan, then strain the mixture back into the pan. Heat gently, whisking all the time until the custard thickens, it should just coat the back of the spoon. Serve immediately.
Nutritional information per portion
- Calories 75(kcal)
- Fat 2.9g
- Saturates 0.8g
- Sugars 3.3g
This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.
Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.