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Heavenly Custard Pudding

Heavenly Custard Pudding

Scoop up a spoonful of rich caramel from the bottom and enjoy as it combines with the pudding.

Ingredients

○Sugar
30 g
○Hot water
1 1/2 tablespoons
Milk
400 ml
■Eggs
2
■Egg yolk
1
■Sugar
40 g
■Vanilla extract
3 drops

Steps

1. Caramel: Mix the sugar and 1 tablespoon of hot water in a heatproof dish. Heat in the microwave for 4 1/2 minutes. When it turns brown and starts bubbling, add 1/2 tablespoon of hot water. Be careful of splatters.
2. Heat the milk in the microwave for about 2 minutes until it is warm to the touch. Mix the ■ ingredients well and add to the milk. MIx.
3. Pour the milk and egg mixture through a strainer into the dish of caramel. If the strainer is too fine, it will take a long time to strain, so use one with larger holes.
4. Place the dish in a pot and fill the pot with enough water to reach 1/3 the height of the dish. Cover the pot with a lid, leaving it slightly open on one side, and heat. After letting it boil for 5 minutes, turn off the heat and let it cool off.
5. Jiggly pudding.
6. The cooking time for the caramel can vary depending on your microwave, so check it after 2 minutes and adjust the cooking time as necessary. The cooking time in step 4 is for summertime. In the winter, cook for 10 minutes.

Story Behind this Recipe

I tried making various recipes, and settled on this one.