Recipe For Chocolate Confectioners Custard

In a perfect world, my life would run smoothly and everything would go to plan. There would be no last minute changes to my schedule and my life would be …… well boring to say the least! Even though I bemoan the lack of time I seem to have, and the fact that my ‘to do’ list is growing, I love the busyness of my life. I am celebrating the abundance I am experiencing my just going with the flow. As my friend Chantelle says “too blessed to be stressed”. I made a chocolate confectioner’s custard for my sfogliatelle and on a perfect blog, this recipe would have appeared first. But, I am far from perfect and so the recipe for the chocolate confectioner’s custard is being posted after I used it. Thankfully this custard can be frozen as I made for too much for the sfogliatelle. I foresee some chocolate soufflés in my future!

Chocolate And Orange Sfogliatelle with Chocolate Confectioners Custard
Chocolate And Orange Sfogliatelle

 

Chocolate Confectioner
 
Ingredients
  • 500mls milk
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 50g castor sugar (plus extra for sprinkling) I used fructose
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla purée
  • 80g plain flour
  • 100g dark chocolate
Method
  1. In a medium size pan bring the milk to the boil
  2. In a large mixing bowl whisk the egg yolks, caster sugar and vanilla purée
  3. Then whisk in the flour
  4. Gradually add the hot milk and whisk continuously
  5. Pour the mixture back into the pan and over a medium heat, bring to the boil.
  6. Whisk constantly for about 1 minute, to achieve a smooth consistency
  7. Remove from the heat and add the chocolate
  8. Mix until completely incorporated
  9. Immediately pour into a glass bowl and sprinkle caster sugar over the top to prevent a skin forming
  10. Cool down and once cool cover with cling film and refrigerate until needed

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21 thoughts on “Recipe For Chocolate Confectioners Custard

  1. Wow – these look really lovely! Great job!
    Amy (Savory Moments) sharing the blog ♥ Sauerkraut two ways {and a special giveaway}My Profile

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    1. Thank you Amy 🙂

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  2. That is an amazing pastry Tandy! Nice job.

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    1. Thank you Tammy 🙂

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  3. drool worthy dish…with all those perfectly golden pastry surrounding the chocolaty treat…heavenly good 🙂

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    1. Thank you Kumar 🙂

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  4. Your pastry looks terrific and must be delicious with chocolate custard…I’ve only had vanilla.

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    1. I cannot resist oranges with chocolate 🙂

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  5. Oh yum!!
    The pastry looks so crisp and the filling would be creamy and lush!
    Delicious!!!
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    1. Thanks, the pastry was extremely crisp which I was really proud of 🙂

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    1. Thank you Michelle for the invitation. I see that the recipes would then be on your site as if your own, with no incentive for readers to visit my site. I am not sure how Google would deal with that for analytic purposes as well as SEO. I shall get some advice and make a decision afterwards. Kind Regards Tandy

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  7. This looks so amazingly decadent – fabulous!

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    1. thank you!

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  8. Delicious! I love chocolate anything!

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    1. me too!

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  9. I am amazed at how you managed to fit in so much in your day Tandy.
    Something went haywire this morning when I tried to reply to your tweet, sorry about that.
    Have a super day.
    🙂 Mandy xo

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    1. Sometimes I amaze myself as well 😉

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  10. I love making chocolate custard (my recipe uses cornflour). Planning on making a decadent chocolate amarula trifle for Christmas 😉

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    1. Oh that sounds yum! I have never tried making custard with cornflour 🙂

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