This recipe for Chocolate Confectioners Custard was used to fill sfogliatelle. You can easily freeze this so don’t worry if you make more than you use.
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 Confectioners 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 Confectioners 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!
- 500 mls milk
- 6 egg yolks
- 50 g fructose, plus extra for sprinkling
- 5 mls vanilla purée
- 80 g plain flour
- 100 g dark chocolate
- In a medium size pan bring the milk to the boil
- In a large mixing bowl whisk the egg yolks, caster sugar and vanilla purée
- Then whisk in the flour
- Gradually add the hot milk and whisk continuously
- Pour the mixture back into the pan and over a medium heat, bring to the boil.
- Whisk constantly for about 1 minute, to achieve a smooth consistency
- Remove from the heat and add the chocolate
- Mix until completely incorporated
- Immediately pour into a glass bowl and sprinkle caster sugar over the top to prevent a skin forming
- Cool down and once cool cover with cling film and refrigerate until needed
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24 thoughts on “Chocolate Confectioners Custard”
I love making chocolate custard (my recipe uses cornflour). Planning on making a decadent chocolate amarula trifle for Christmas 😉
Oh that sounds yum! I have never tried making custard with cornflour 🙂
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
Sometimes I amaze myself as well 😉
Delicious! I love chocolate anything!
This looks so amazingly decadent – fabulous!
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The pastry looks so crisp and the filling would be creamy and lush!
Thanks, the pastry was extremely crisp which I was really proud of 🙂
Your pastry looks terrific and must be delicious with chocolate custard…I’ve only had vanilla.
I cannot resist oranges with chocolate 🙂
drool worthy dish…with all those perfectly golden pastry surrounding the chocolaty treat…heavenly good 🙂
Thank you Kumar 🙂
That is an amazing pastry Tandy! Nice job.
Thank you Tammy 🙂
Wow – these look really lovely! Great job!
Thank you Amy 🙂