Custard loaf




For the cake batter

  1. Plain flour –1 cup
  2. Baking powder – 1 tsp.
  3. Salt – a pinch
  4. Butter – 125 grams; softened
  5. Powdered sugar – 1/2 cup + 2 tbsps.
  6. Eggs – 2 numbers, large
  7. Vanilla essence – 1 tsp.
  8. Vanilla custard

For the vanilla custard:-

  1. Vanilla flavoured custard powder – 1/2 heaping tbsp.
  2. Whole milk – 1/2 cup + 2 tbsps.
  3. Sugar – 3/4 level tbsp.


  1. Preheat the oven to 180C.
  2. Mix the custard powder with 2 tbsps. of milk and set aside. Heat 1/2 cup of milk and bring it to a scalding point. Stir in the sugar and custard- milk mixture. Cook on a low heat till the custard thickens. Let this custard cool down completely to room temperature.
  3. Sift together the plain flour, salt & baking powder.
  4. Beat together the softened butter and  powdered sugar for 10 minutes with a hand mixer till light and fluffy.
  5. Beat in the 2 eggs, one by one and beat well after each addition.
  6. Beat in the vanilla essence.
  7. Fold in the dry flour mixture alternated with the cooled custard.
  8. Transfer this mixture to a loaf cake tin.
  9. Bake at 180C for 35-40 minutes.
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2 Responses to Custard loaf

  1. It is just delicious 😍😍😍👍👌

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