Recipe calculator for Custard


The classic recipe for custard, preparation that can be used in many ways. Ideal for filling cakes and pastries, it can be used as a base for more complex creams and desserts.

Category : Creams
Author : Marco Pisani
Cuisine : Italy
Preparation Time : 10
Cooking time : 5
Tags: crema pasticcera, Italian Pastry Cream



  • • Sugar : 0,184 kg
  • • Cornstarch : 0,049 kg
  • • Milk : 0,613 kg
  • • Yolk : 0,153 kg
  • • Vanilla : 0,000 kg


  1. Whisk yolk, sugar together in a bowl until sugar dissolves.
  2. Add cornstarch and whisk anain the mixture
  3. Cook milk until simmering. Add if you want flower like Vanilla or lemon peel. Remove it from heat before it comes to a boil.
  4. Pour in egg mixture in the milk. Set saucepan back over low heat whisking constantly, until custard thickens

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The cost of recipe

cost : 2,20 €
weight :1,00 lb
unit cost : 2,20 €/lb

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Unit cost of ingredients

Cost of ingredients per unit of weight

Sugar 4,89 €/lb
Cornstarch 24,49 €/lb
Milk 1,31 €/lb
Yolk 58,63 €/lb
Vanilla 400000,00 €/lb

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Normalized recipe

Custard - 1 kg