Creme anglaise

Rick Kirby

Rick Kirby

31st March 2011
Rick Kirby

Creme anglaise

good creme anglaise recipe.


  • 6 egg yolks
  • 500ml semi skimmed milk
  • 125g caster sugar
  • 1 vanilla pod, split


whip eggs and 1/3 of sugar until pale.
put remaining sugar, with milk and vanilla in a pan and bring to the boil.
mix eggs into milk mix and return to the heat stirring continuously until thickened.
remove from the heat, pass through chinois, and chill.

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