Trollbeads Inspiration: Lavender Custard

IMG_9309Delicious…

IMG_9306Here’s a little taste from the Summers of my childhood…

Lavender Custard

Ingredients:

1/2 Cup Heavy Cream

1/2 Cup Milk

2 Tbsp Honey

2 Tbsp SugarIMG_9308

1/4 Tsp Salt

7 Lavender flowers or buds

2 Large egg yolks

1/2 Cup Whipped cream, whipped.

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IMG_9307Method:

1. Combine cream, milk, honey, sugar, salt and lavender flowers (or buds) in double boiler.

2. Cook for 10 minutes over hot simmering water, stir frequently.

3. In a small bowl, beat the egg yolks. Add 1/2 cup of custard to the yolks, mixing well.

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IMG_93044.  Return yolks mixture to double boiler and stir until thickens. Remove from heat.

5.  Strain custard to remove lavender and put in a bowl. Put waxed paper across custard to cover and prevent skin from forming.

6.  Chill until set and before serving, add whipped cream folding into custard.

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Clockwise from clasp:  “Bow Lock”, “Unique”, “Royal”, “Unique”, “Unique”, “Purple Rippling Bubbles”, “Three Flowers”, “Desert Rose”, “Christmas 2012 Limited Edition”, “Unique”, “Milky Quartz”, “Unique”, “Christmas 2012 Limited Edition”, “Empowerment Series Limited Edition”, “Trinity”, “Purple Rippling Bubbles”, “Unique Amber”, “Pink Petals”, “Art Deco”, “Unique”, “Unique”.

C.

2 thoughts on “Trollbeads Inspiration: Lavender Custard

  1. Beautiful bracelet, recipe sounds just as yummy as your “Big Pink”, but most importantly…. Happy Birthday, Cathy!!! Hope you’ve had a great day! xoxo

  2. What a yummy bracelet! I love the two uniques that look like eggs and the two that look like beaters. A great theme bracelet!

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