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Bird's Custard Powder 300g

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  • A rich and creamy dessert
  • Loved by generations since 1837
  • Just add milk and boil to make a real English custard
  • Rich color and texture
  • Imported from the United Kingdom
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Product Description

This is a quick and easy way to make traditional British custard on the hob. You mix 2 tablespoons of powder with some sugar and milk and mix to a paste. Then add 1 pint of nearly boiling milk, and heat gently to the boil. Serve over your favorite pudding. The original flavor custard has the true English taste. This 10.5oz drum makes about 8 pints of the most delicious custard you will find anywhere.

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  • Shipping Weight: 8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • ASIN: B000JMBE7C
  • UPC: 832702611815
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,922 in Grocery & Gourmet Food (See Top 100 in Grocery & Gourmet Food)
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Keeps well, great taste.
Tabitha
If it works, then it would be nice for vegans too.
Susan
So, so glad to finally find this product again.
Sandra

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

13 of 14 people found the following review helpful By N. Nullmeyer on May 30, 2007
I was unable to obtain the powder locally. The product was sent to me very quickly and enabled me to make a recipe my daughter brought back from Vancouver. It required this specific powder. The cookie bars were delicious!I am very grateful I could find it on the Amazon site. I would order similiar products without a minutes hesitation. N Nullmeyer
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12 of 13 people found the following review helpful By Katri on February 6, 2013
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Pros:
- Easy to make over the stove in a matter of minutes with milk and sugar
- Still tastes great with almond milk (wouldn't advise using vanilla flavored milk, it conflicts with the flavor of the custard)
- Tastes great over white/ vanilla cake

Cons:
- If you're American you'll need to add more sugar for a sweeter taste if that's what you're used to
- You have to keep stirring constantly until it's completely boiling, otherwise it won't turn out right
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By PJ Williams on December 17, 2007
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My mom used to make this custard when I was a kid. It is great on pies. Just like I remembered.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By L. Rogers on January 23, 2011
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I was searching for this product specifically because I wanted to make Nanaimo Bars. In the area of the United States I live in, I've never found it. I was glad to find it available here on Amazon, and the price was fairly reasonable.
The powder made it to my home in a timely manner, and it worked wonderfully in the cookie recipe. Our Nanaimo bars tasted great! It has an expiration date of about a year from the time I bought it, so to get my money's worth, I'll need to use the whole container up in that timeframe, which shouldn't be too difficult. I know lots of people say this is just glorified corn starch with a little flavoring in it, but having the authentic flavor in the recipe was important to me, so that's mainly why I purchased it.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful By Crow Woman on July 28, 2009
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Same superior product for the last 60 years or more. Plain old fashioned Brit custard.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Kees Mom on October 21, 2012
I purchased this product a little while ago and just got the chance to make it this morning. Oh, what memories this brought back from my childhood in England. Even though I don't have many happy memories, this custard was my absolute favorite. We'd have it in trifles, over cake. I remember having it in school and now I can enjoy it here in my very own home. If you grew up only knowing the American vanilla pudding, this is different - it has a much more delicate flavor which I prefer. Well, I'm off to make a pound cake to accompany my custard. YUMMY, YUMMY !!! Ta Ta!! UPDATE: I refrigerated the custard and when I tasted it something was missing - that flavor of freshly made warm custard. I decided to nuke a bowl of the custard for about 30 seconds and then stirred the custard - the freshly made flavor returned so I suggest you reheat the custard before use.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Laura on December 13, 2010
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I have a friend from Vancouver BC who wanted to make Nanaimo Bars when she was here last year, but she could not find custard powder. Amazon to the rescue! This year I purchased the custard powder for her and she used it to make them. I don't really know what else you can make with custard powder, but it was definitely worth if for the Nanaimo Bars alone.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By riotact on January 8, 2011
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How can you go wrong? This product is older than I am and I have enjoyed it since childhood. I like to make English Trifle for desert and there is no substitute for Bird's Custard. It is a wonderful comfort food. Yum!
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