Very Easy Custard Cream in a Microwave

Very Easy Custard Cream in a Microwave

You might be thinking, "can time consuming custard cream be made this easily?" But you can make an easy and yellow custard cream.

Ingredients: a little less than 300 g

Egg yolks
Granulated sugar
50 g
Cake flour
25 g
200 g
Vanilla extract
a few drops
15 g


1. Add all the ingredients except for the butter into a heatproof dish, and mix well with a whisk.
2. Strain Step 1 in a strainer.
3. Microwave for 2 ~ 3 minutes until it starts to boil.
4. Remove from the microwave, and mix the thickened custard cream with a whisk.
5. Keep microwaving 30 ~ 60 seconds and mixing until it becomes your preferred thickness.
6. Melt the butter in residual heat of the custard cream, and mix together. When the mixture is cooled, cover with plastic wrap, and chill in the fridge. Done.
7. Try this recipe if you have leftover egg whites after making custard cream. "Easy Financier Cake to Use Up Egg Whites" Recipe ID: 1422555.
8. This is a whole egg version of custard cream. "Very Easy Custard Cream Using a Whole Egg" Recipe ID: 1793691.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to make an easy and proper custard cream, so I created this recipe.
I tried tweaking around with the ingredients, but this is my favorite.