Lemon Zest Custard

Lemon Zest Custard


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Sometimes you just need a light dessert after a weekend dinner. You can garnish with fruit and whipped cream if you want to.

  • 7 Egg Yolks
  • 4 1/4 Cups Whole Milk
  • 1 1/3 Cups Sugar
  • 1 3/4 Cup Unbleached Flour
  • Zest Of 1 Lemon
  1. In large-size bowl whisk together egg yolks and sugar until smooth and soft. Add flour and combine. Add milk and lemon zest to medium-size pan and turn heat to medium. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat as soon as it starts to boil. Add flour mixture to milk and put back over medium heat. Stir and cook for 5 minutes until thick and creamy. Remove from heat and let cool 5 minutes before transferring to dessert dishes. Place in refrigerator to chill before serving.
  2. Serves 4
  3. Prep Time: 20 Minutes Cook Time: 10 Minutes Total Time: 30 Minutes
  4. "Work With What You Got!"
  5. © Victoria Hart Glavin Tiny New York Kitchen © 2016 All Rights Reserved


Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a a young girl. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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