Indulge in the heavenly combination of the exotic lychee flavor and a creamy velvety custard with this delightful Lychee Custard.
This recipe boasts a luscious custard infused with the aromatic essence of juicy lychee chunks, creating a refreshing and unique dessert experience.
Whether used as a filling for tarts, cakes, or choux pastries, every bite is a burst of lychee goodness.
You can also add some vanilla paste to your custard for extra flavor!
Add 250 g of deseeded lychees to a blender jug. Blend on medium speed to form a chunky paste
Sieve the paste to separate the juice from the pulp
Transfer the lychee juice to a pot and reserve the pulp
Add 150 g of milk and 2 egg yolks
Add 44 g of sugar and 14 g of cornstarch
Whisk the mixture until homogeneous
Cook the mixture over medium low heat, whisking constantly until it thickens
Remove from the heat and add 14 g of butter. Whisk to combine
Add the lychee flesh and whisk to combine. Let it cool down completely. The lychee custard is ready
Enjoy adding it to various desserts!
Yield 450 g
Deseeded Lychee250 g