Bird's Custard Powder
£1.10 (36.7p per 100g)
|Typical values||Per 100g as sold||Per 142g portion as prepared|
|Salt Equivalent||1.0g||0.2 g|
Preparation & Storage
- Handy Hints: Bird's custard powder can be made up with skimmed, semi-skimmed or full cream milk. The thickness of the custard can be varied by using a little more or less milk as you prefer. Sugar can be adjusted to suit your taste. For perfect Bird's custard; Ensure you have a smooth paste; Add the hot milk to the custard paste; Stir continuously.
How to make delicious Birds Custard: To make 1 pint (568ml).*NB. All cooking appliances vary. These are guidelines only. Cooking time will differ for a lower or higher wattage microwave oven.
In the microwave (750W):1. Follow steps 1 and 2 above.2. Add the remaining milk and cook on full power for 6 minutes, stirring halfway through cooking period.3. Leave to stand for 1 minute before serving.
1. Put 2 tablespoons (35g) of custard powder and 1-2 tablespoons (15g-35g) of sugar in a basin.2. Mix into a smooth paste with a little (approx. 2 tablespoons) milk taken from 1 pint (568ml).3. Heat the remaining milk to nearly boiling and pour onto the custard mix, stirring well.4. Return to the saucepan and bring to the boil over a gentle heat, stirring continuously.
Store in a cool, dry place. Once made up, store in a refrigerator and treat as fresh food.
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