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Bird's Custard Powder

(Code: BIRDCU300)

Product Description

First formulated in 1837, Alfred Bird designed an egg-free, powdered custard to cater for his wife's allergies. Nowadays, Bird's powdered custard is considered 'the real custard' in many countries. It's delicious, easy to store and easy to make (just add milk and heat).

Information

Ingredients

Maize Starch, Salt, Flavouring, Colour (Annatto)

Nutritional Information

  • No artificial colourants.
  • Suitable for strict vegetarians (if other plant based mixes are used in the preparation instruction rather than milk).

Storage

Store in a cool, dry place. Once made up, store in a refrigerator and treat as fresh food. For Best Before End see lid or base of pack.

Preparation and Usage

  • All You Need
  • 1 Pint (568ml) of Milk
  • Sugar
  • On the Hob
  • Mix 2tbsp (35g) of custard powder with 2 tbsp (35g) of sugar in a saucepan.
  • Measure 1 pint (568ml) of cold milk, add a little of it (approx. 2 tbsp) to the pan and stir to form a smooth paste.
  • Stir in the remainder of the milk.
  • Heat, Stirring continuously, until gently boiling.
  • Microwave 800W, Cat E
  • Mix 2tbsp (35g) of custard powder with 2 tbsp (35g) of sugar in a large bowl (at least 2L).
  • Measure 1 pint (568ml) of cold milk, add a little of it (approx. 2 tbsp) to the bowl and stir with a fork to form a smooth paste.
  • Stir in the remainder of the milk.
  • Heat on full power for 6 minutes, whisking/stirring half way through and again at the end.

Number of uses

This pack approximately 34 portions

Name and address

Net Contents

300g e

Nutrition

Typical Valuesas prepared with semi-skimmed milk Per 100gas prepared with semi-skimmed milk Per portion (164g)
Energy346kJ/82kcal567kJ/134kcal
Fat1.4g2.3g
of which Saturates0.9g1.5g
Carbohydrate14.3g23.5g
of which Sugars9.8g16.1g
Fibre<0.5g<0.5g
Protein3.0g4.9g
Total Sodium7.0mg11mg
Reference Intake of an average adult (8400kJ / 2000kcal)--
3.96
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