Prepared with just 3-5 ingredients under 5 minutes, let’s learn today how to make custard powder at home in 2 ways. This homemade eggless custard powder is all you need to make a creamy custard, creamy vanilla sauce and use them in your bakes and desserts. Make it at home from scratch using this quick and easy gluten-free recipe.
Creamy custard prepared with homemade custard powder mix is incredibly delicious and is so much better as compared to the store-bought one. You won’t believe it until you try it by yourself! And trust me you will be no looking back at store bought custard powder. It just needs 3-5 ingredients depending upon which version you would like to go for, the ingredients which I am sure will be already available in your pantry. And if it’s not, you can easily get them in your nearby grocery store.
WHAT IS CUSTARD POWDER?
Custard powder is a powdered mix of cornflour, essence and colour. In this recipe I am going to show how to make custard powder in 2 ways. One of the important ingredient in custard powder is corn flour, which acts as a thickening agent.
Custard powder once cook with milk or water will give you a creamy, luscious, eggless, custard sauce to pour over cakes, apple pie, pudding, fruit custard and other dessert.You can use this custard powder mix in fruit custard, custard sauce, ice creams, pudding, cakes, cookies and in so many recipes. Have a look at my custard powder cake which is a super hit and loved by many. Hopefully I will be posting recipes using homemade custard powder soon.
This post will show you how to make custard powder from scratch in 2 ways. The first one with only 3 ingredients – cornflour, vanilla essence and food colour. The second way is with 5 ingredients. Just add powdered sugar and milk powder to the first method and your instant custard powder is ready. With this easy custard recipe, you’ll have a warm, creamy vanilla sauce ready to top all your desserts and also use them in making cookies, cakes and breads or other bakes.
WHY YOU’LL LOVE THIS HOMEMADE CUSTARD POWDER
● Quick and easy
● Ready under 5 minutes
● Made with just 3 to 5 ingredients
● Made from scratch
● Better than the store bought one
Have you ever tried making custard using homemade custard powder instead of using store-bought one? If no, then you should try making your own mix at home. It’s easy, super quick, and prepared with a handful of ingredients.I used to buy custard powder from store whenever I crave for custard or planned to prepare fruit custard or desserts for any get-together. But since the day i have prepared it at home, there no looking back at store-bought custard powder and hence sharing the recipe with my readers as it gives the same taste and texture, can say it way much better!
Also, this recipe is best when you have that sudden custard craving. So next time you are planning to make custard at home for some scrumptious fruit custard or just to top it on pies and tarts, make this instant custard powder at home. This custard powder is so easy to make that you don’t need to buy it at shops anymore. You can make this at home and use it in the recipes you like.
INGREDIENTS USED TO MAKE CUSTARD POWDER
Making homemade custard powder is so easy. With the below mentioned ingredients readily available in the pantry you will have an amazing instant custard powder readily available whenever needed. The ingredients used are:
Yellow food colour
If you look at the ingredients in any custard powder package bought from store, you will see only 3 ingredients i.e. cornflour, essence and colour. Here in addition to the 3 main ingredients I have added milk powder and sugar to make an instant custard powder which can turn into a rich, sweet vanilla sauce or custard once heated with milk or water.
Custard powder are readily available in grocery stores and super market. And nowadays it has come up and available in many flavors. This recipe is the standard vanilla flavor. I have used a vanilla essence from the brand Ossoro. Their vanilla custard essence is amazing. With just couple of drops it gives an awesome flavor and taste to your stuffs. You can use any brand vanilla essence. Just try to add pure vanilla extract or use a good brand vanilla essence for the enhance taste and flavor.
I made a simple recipe video of this easy homemade custard powder for my readers which I have shared below. Do watch and please SUBSCRIBE to my channel if you haven’t yet. It will mean a lot to me and motivate me to come up with more videos for my readers. As always looking forward to your feedbacks!
2 WAY CUSTARD POWDER VIDEO TUTORIAL
IS THIS CUSTARD POWDER GLUTEN FREE?
Yes it is gluten free custard powder.
IS THIS CUSTARD POWDER VEGAN?
I have made this recipe in 2 ways. Yes the first version is a vegan custard powder
Store the powder in a clean and sterilized jar in a cool and dry place. For longer shelf life store in refrigerator. It stays good for from 3-6 months.
HOW TO MAKE CUSTARD POWDER?
Here is how to make this amazing custard powder at home in few simple steps.
In a mixing bowl add in the cornflour, vanilla essence and food colour.
Mix and combine the mixture. Put them in a mixie jar or blender and blitz them for few seconds. Simply sieve the mixture incase if there is any lumps or impurities and your 3 ingredients custard powder is ready.
In a mixie or blender add in the sugar and grind it to a fine powder.
In a mixing bowl add in the cornflour, vanilla essence, food colour, powdered sugar and milk powder. Mix well.
Put the mixture into a mixie jar or blender and blitz to combine for about few seconds. Sieve the mixture and store it in an airtight container.
:● I have used Ossoro vanilla custard essence. If you’re using normal vanilla essence, please use 1 tsp.
● I have used ½ cup granulated sugar and powdered it. If you are using powdered sugar, you need to use 1 cup (100 grams).
● Make sure you use fresh ingredients as that determines the shelf life of the custard powder.
● Colour is added to give the custard a hint of yellow. You can totally skip it.
● You can use icing sugar instead of sugar. You can use icing sugar upto.1 cup.
● Blending the final mixture in food processor or blender will give a smooth and well blended mixture, especially the food colour and essence.
Recipe Card 👇
- Mixing bowl
- Mixer grinder
- 1 cup / 100 gms cornflour/cornstarch
- ¼ tsp Ossoro vanilla custard essence
- ½ tsp yellow food colour
- ½ cup / 100 gms sugar
- ½ cup / 70 gms milk powder
- In a mixing bowl add in the cornflour, vanilla essence and food colour.
- Mix and combine the mixture. Put them in a mixie jar or blender and blitz them for few seconds.
- Simply sieve the mixture incase if there is any lumps or impurities and your 3 ingredients custard powder is ready.
- In a mixie or blender add in the sugar and grind it to a fine powder.
- In a mixing bowl add in the cornflour, vanilla essence, food colour, powdered sugar and milk powder. Mix well.
- Put the mixture into a mixie jar or blender and blitz to combine for about few seconds. Sieve the mixture and store it in an airtight container.
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