8 custard desserts for when you’re feeling flancy


We’re keen as custard for these recipes. Emma Knowles elevates the sweet staple with spice, citrus and even Biscoff, creating next-level decadent desserts that are nothing short of flantastic. Think jammy custard

Frozen Biscoff custard sundae with hot fudge sauce

This recipe makes extra ice cream and hot fudge sauce. Store in the freezer and fridge for an easy dessert. Emma advises to begin this recipe a day ahead. You will need an ice cream machine.

Jammy custard doughnuts with raspberry sugar

Emma Knowles shares this sweet and sticky custard doughnut – perfect for your next high tea!

Espresso impossible flan

The cake batter starts on the base, but as it cooks, the custard and cake switch places – hence the name ‘impossible flan’!

Sticky orange steamed pudding with ginger custard

Who can say no to custard? Emma Knowles elevates the sweet staple with citrus.

Toffee apple and cinnamon clafoutis

Emma Knowles plays with a Greek dessert staple, incorporating classic pie flavours for a modern fusion treat.

Yuzu and black sesame custard tart

Emma Knowles bakes with classic Japanese flavours – playing on sour and savoury notes with yuzu and black sesame.

Limoncello and ricotta crema fritti

Emma Knowles makes a sweet and crispy Italian treat that heroes citrusy and cheesy flavours.

Pistachio, rhubarb and rose ruffled milk pie

Who can say no to custard? Skip the carton for this comforting custard pie infused with fragrant Middle Eastern flavours.