A Bright and Tangy Dessert Base
This Lemon Peel Custard recipe incorporates lemon peel powder made from oven-dried lemon peels for an intensely citrusy flavor. Turmeric adds a lovely color and an earthy taste, while vanilla extract gives the custard a warm, comforting aroma. Use this custard as a delightful filling for cakes and pies, or as a base for ice cream and other chilled desserts.
Preparation time/ Cooking time:
10 minutes/ 30 minutes
5 lemon peels
1 L milk
85 g sugar
30 g butter
20 g flour
16 g starch
3 g turmeric powder
5 g vanilla extract
Preheat the oven to 180°C.
Carefully remove the yellow part of the lemon peels using a knife.
Spread the lemon peels on a baking tray and dry in the oven for about 20 minutes. Let them cool.
Once cooled, transfer the dried lemon peels to a blender or food processor and grind into a fine powder.
Store the lemon peel powder for use in teas, detox water, and desserts. Enjoy the zesty flavor it adds to your creations!
In a saucepan, combine the flour, sugar, milk, starch, turmeric, and lemon peel powder. Mix well.
Place the saucepan over medium heat and stir constantly for about 10 minutes, or until the mixture thickens.
Add the butter and vanilla extract to the custard and continue stirring until the butter is completely melted.
Remove the saucepan from heat and let the custard cool before using in your preferred dessert.
Enjoy this Lemon Peel Custard in cakes, pies, ice cream, or even on its own!