Orange Custard Recipe

Orange Custard Recipe

Orange Custard Recipe

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Cuisine Pakistani
Servings 4


  • 2 cups Whole Milk
  • ½ cup Granulated Sugar
  • ¼ cup Corn Starch
  • 4 Egg Yolks
  • 1 tsp Fresh Orange Zest
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Orange Juice
  • 2 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 tbsp Unsalted Butter


  • Heat milk in medium saucepan until hot but not boiling.
  • While milk is heating, add sugar and cornstarch to mixing bowl. Whisk together.
  • With an electric mixer or by hand, whisk egg yolks into sugar mixture until pale yellow.
  • Whisk in orange zest, orange juice, and vanilla.
  • Remove milk from heat.
  • While whisking/mixing on low, very slowly pour heated milk into egg mixture. Mix slowly until combined.
  • Pour mixture back into sauce pan and place over medium heat.
  • Heat and whisk continuously for 5 minutes, until custard has thickened to consistency of thick pudding.
  • Once thick, remove from heat and whisk in butter.
  • Pour custard into large bowl. Cover with plastic wrap, pressing plastic wrap onto top of custard to prevent skin from forming.
  • Chill for at least 4 hours before serving.

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