Category: Egg Yolks Only

Baked Passionfruit Custards

Baked Passionfruit Custards Makes 6 750ml cream grated zest 1/2 orange 8 egg yolks 150g caster sugar 8 passionfruit Preheat oven to 160°C. Place a tea towel on the bottom of a baking dish large enough to hold six 200ml ramekins. Heat cream and orange zest in a saucepan...

Baked Rice Pudding

Photo by Julie O’Malley Baked Rice Pudding Serves 4 2 cups (500ml) milk 300ml thin cream 1/2 cup (110g) medium grain (calrose) rice, rinsed, drained 1/2 cup (100g) caster sugar 1 cinnamon stick 1 vanilla bean, split, seeds scraped Pinch of ground nutmeg, plus extra to sprinkle 2 strips...

Chocolate and Custard Torte

Photo by Julie O’Malley Chocolate and Custard Torte 70g (1/3 cup) caster sugar 1 vanilla bean, halved lengthways 1 x 600ml ctn thickened cream 4 egg yolks 200g good-quality dark chocolate, coarsely chopped 100ml thin cream 4 bought hot cross buns, thinly sliced vertically 2 Tbsp warm water 2...

Classic Banana Cream Pie

Classic Banana Cream Pie 8 Servings 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, chilled and cut in pieces 1/4 cup cold water 1 egg yolk 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil Banana Cream Filling: 2 large eggs 1/2 cup superfine...

Coffee Ice Cream

Coffee Ice Cream 375ml (1 1/2 cups) whole milk 150g sugar 125g whole coffee beans Pinch sea salt 375ml heavy cream 5 large egg yolks 1/4 tsp vanilla extract 1/4 tsp finely ground coffee beans # Warm the milk, sugar, whole coffee beans, salt and 125ml of the cream...

Coffee Rum and Raisin Ice Cream

Coffee Rum and Raisin Ice Cream 75g raisins 1/4 cup dark rum (or port) 300ml double cream 300ml single cream 2 small handfuls (50g) coffee beans (or 2 tbsp ground coffee) 1 vanilla bean 6 egg yolks 150g caster sugar 2 tsp custard powder Cover raisins with rum and...

Creme Brulee

Crème Brûlée Serves 6 1 vanilla pod (bean) 1 litre (4 cups) double (heavy) cream 6 egg yolks 90g (1/2 cup) caster (superfine) sugar 30ml (2 tsp) almond or orange liqueur (optional) 75g (6 Tbsp) soft light brown sugar 1. Preheat the oven to 150c/300F/Gas 2. Place six 120ml...

Ginger Ice Cream

Ginger Ice Cream Serves 4 to 6 120ml water 75g granulated sugar 3 egg yolks 284ml double cream 75g preserved stem ginger, finely chopped 1. Place the water and sugar in a pan and heat gently, stirring until dissolved. Increase the heat and boil steadily until the syrup reaches...

Liqueur Custard

Liqueur Custard 2 cups (500ml) milk 300ml thickened cream 1 Queen vanilla bean, split 6 egg yolks 1/3 cup (75g) caster sugar 2 tablespoons Cointreau, Grand Marnier or brandy 1. Combine milk, cream and vanilla bean in a medium pan; bring to the boil, remove from heat. Stand 15...

Orange Custard Pudding

Orange Custard Pudding 1/2 cup of sugar 1/4 cup of cornstarch Pinch of salt 1 1/2 cups of orange juice 3 medium egg yolks, beaten 1 cup of plain yoghurt 2 Tablespoons of margarine 2 teaspoons of orange peel, finely shredded 2 cups of fresh orange segments 1. Combine...

Passionfruit Swirl Ice-Cream

Passionfruit Swirl Ice-Cream Serves 4 to 6 6 egg yolks 1/2 cup caster sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons custard powder 2 cups milk 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 300ml thickened cream, whipped Passionfruit Swirl: 1/2 cup passionfruit pulp 1/2 cup caster sugar Combine egg yolks, sugar and custard powder in pan,...

Pistachio Ice-Cream

Pistachio Ice-Cream 375ml full cream milk 125ml single cream Seeds from 8 green cardamom pods, cracked 1/2 vanilla bean 4 egg yolks 100g castor sugar 150g roasted and shelled fresh pistachios 100g dark palm sugar 1. In a saucepan bring to a boil the milk, cream, cardamom seeds and...

Rum and Raisin Ice Cream

Rum and Raisin Ice Cream Serves 8 75g seedless raisins 4 Tablespoons dark rum 3 egg yolks 125g soft brown sugar 284ml single cream 284ml double cream, whipped 1. Place the raisins and rum in a bowl and leave to soak. 2. Place the egg yolks and sugar in...

Strawberry Ice-Cream

Strawberry Ice-Cream 1 cup (250ml) milk 1 cup (250ml) thickened cream 4 egg yolks 1/2 cup (110g) caster sugar 500g strawberries, hulled 1/4 cup (55g) caster sugar, extra 1.Combine milk and cream in a saucepan. Bring the mixture to simmering point over low heat. 2.Whisk egg yolks and sugar...

Vanilla Slice

Vanilla Slice Makes 9 Servings 2 sheets ready rolled puff pastry 1 quantity creme patissiere Passionfruit Icing: 1 cup pure icing sugar, sifted 2 passionfruit 1 tsp butter 1. Preheat oven to 220°C. Line 2 oven trays and a 22cm deep square cake tin with baking paper. Thaw pastry....

Zabaglione

Zabaglione Serves 4 5 egg yolks 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup marsala 1/4 cup dry white wine 1. Combine egg yolks and sugar in top of double saucepan. 2. Beat for a few minutes, off heat, with rotary or electric beater until well combined. 3. Put mixture over simmering...