It is tradition at Christmas time for us to serve this boiled custard with the Christmas pudding. However, it can be served at anytime with any dessert which is complimented by a custard. This is great comfort food.
Bring 2 cups of milk to the boil and add the following and stir:
1 beaten egg
1 dessertspoon sugar
Mix 1 dessertspoon cornflour with about 1-2 tblsp. milk. Pour boiled milk onto this mixture. Return to the saucepan to thicken and then pour into a nice jug.