caramel custard recipe | caramel pudding recipe | caramel custard pudding

caramel custard recipe | caramel pudding recipe | caramel custard pudding with detailed photo and video recipe. a popular, creamy and rich dessert recipe made with custard powder and milk. it is a known dessert recipe in european countries and an integral part of full course meal. there are many variants and flavours to this recipe, but this recipe post dedicates to the basic version of custard pudding recipe.
caramel pudding recipecaramel custard recipe | caramel pudding recipe | caramel custard pudding with step by step photo and video recipe. custard recipe is not native to indian cuisine and was only introduced lately. but has been appreciated widely across india and has become one of the main sources of indian dessert recipe. one such variant with custard powder recipe is caramel custard recipe, known for its spongy and bouncy texture.

the recipe for caramel custard or caramel pudding recipe is extremely simple and is made with very basic ingredients. basically, the sugar is caramelized to thick and used as a base and added first to mould. to this, the custard sauce is added later steamed and chilled till it gets the shape. it may take few (2-3) hours to set and it is ready to be served. while serving it is turned upside down with caramel at the top. the cooking part of custard sauce is very similar to any custard recipe and does not have any complicated steps. but you may have to be careful while mixing custard powder to milk. you need to stir it continuously and ensure it does not form lumps.

caramel custard recipe

anyway, some tips, suggestions and variations for the caramel custard or caramel pudding recipe. firstly, i have used homemade custard powder and i am very comfortable with it. preparing homemade is very simple, and you need follow 4:1:1 proportion of sugar, milk powder and corn starch. having said that you can use store bought too, but it is full of preservatives. secondly, you can easily experiment with the flavour and can add the desired flavour. i personally like the plain vanilla flavour, but you can experiment with strawberry, chocolate and even mango. lastly, i would heavily recommend to make this overnight and chill it in refrigerator to be served next day. it needs patience and time while preparing and hence it is ideal if made overnight.

finally, i would like to highlight my other indian dessert recipes collection with this post of caramel custard recipe. it includes recipes like fruit custard, fruit salad, rasmalai, basundi, aval payasam, royal falooda, paneer kheer, mango pudding and strawberry panna cotta. in addition, do check out my other related recipes collection like,

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caramel pudding recipe

caramel custard recipe | caramel pudding recipe | caramel custard pudding

3.72 from 7 votes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 1 pudding
AUTHOR: Hebbars Kitchen
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: international
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easy caramel custard recipe | caramel pudding recipe | caramel custard pudding

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup curd / yogurt, thick
  • ½ cup cream
  • ½ cup condensed milk / milkmaid
  • 1 tbsp custard powder, vanilla flavoured
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  • firstly, transfer the caramelised sugar into a bowl.
  • allow to cool for 5 minutes or until the caramelised sugar sets completely.
  • further in a large bowl take  ½ cup milk, ½ cup curd, ½ cup cream and ½ cup condensed milk.
  • also, add 1 tbsp custard powder and 1 tsp vanilla extract.
  • whisk and mix until everything is well combined.
  • pour in caramelised set bowl.
  • cover the bowl and steam for 30 minutes or until its set completely.
  • cool down to room temperature and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • finally, unmould the caramel custard or custard pudding and enjoy.

how to make caramel pudding with step by step photo:

sugar caramelisation:

  1. firstly, in a pan spread ¼ cup sugar.
    caramel custard recipe
  2. keeping the flame on medium heat the sugar.
    caramel custard recipe
  3. stir occasionally, until the sugar melts.
    caramel custard recipe
  4. sugar melts and turns golden brown. do not burn the caramelised sugar.
    caramel custard recipe
  5. transfer the caramelised sugar into a bowl and swirl. you can prepare pudding in small cups as well.
    caramel pudding recipe
  6. allow to cool for 5 minutes or until the caramelised sugar sets completely.
    caramel pudding recipe

eggless custard preparation:

  1. further in a large bowl take ½ cup milk, ½ cup curd, ½ cup cream and ½ cup condensed milk. ½ cup cream can be replaced with ½ cup milk powder.
    caramel pudding recipe
  2. also, add 1 tbsp custard powder and 1 tsp vanilla extract.
    caramel pudding recipe
  3. whisk and mix until everything is well combined.
    caramel custard pudding
  4. pour in caramelised set bowl.
    caramel custard pudding
  5. cover the bowl and steam for 30 minutes or until its set completely.
    caramel custard pudding
  6. cool down to room temperature and refrigerate for 2 hours.
    caramel custard pudding
  7. finally, unmould the caramel custard or custard pudding and enjoy.
    caramel custard recipe

notes:

  • firstly, make sure to use fresh thick curd, else the custard will turn sour.
  • also, if you are planning to skip curd then add 1 tbsp of gelatin or agar agar.
  • furthermore, do not add any extra sugar as condensed milk gives sweetness.
  • additionally, whisk the mixture smooth to avoid from any lumps formation.
  • finally, eggless caramel custard recipe tastes great when served chilled.
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