Grandmas Magic Custard Cake


September 22, 2014

Grandmas Magic Custard Cake 0 0 5 0
  • Cook: 4 hrs
  • 4 hrs

    4 hrs

  • Yields: 8


4 eggs, separated, at room temperature

1 Tbsp water

½ cup + 2 Tablespoons (5.3 oz, 150 g) sugar

1 stick (125 g) butter, melted

¾ cup (4 oz, 115 g) plain flour

2 cups (500 ml) milk, lukewarm

2 tsp vanilla extract


1Mix egg whites until stiff.

2In another bowl, beat the egg yolks with the sugar, water and vanilla until light. Add melted butter and continue beating for another minute. Then add the flour and mix it in.

3Add the milk (it has to be lukewarm, otherwise the butter will harden) and beat until well incorporated.

4Gently fold in beaten egg whites using a spatula.

5Pour batter into a paper lined crock pot.

6Place tea towel between slow cooker and lid to absorb condensation.

7I cooked on low 3 hours and 1 hour high. Used a Kmart crock pot so I'm sure times will vary. I just kept checking.

8Cool in the pan.Serve sprinkled with powdered sugar.

9The mixture is runny so don't worry, I know I did.

Submitted by Cathy


2 Reviews

Leonie Bacich

July 27, 2017

I have a large rectangular slowcooker can you bake in a Pyrex dish inside slowcooker. Thanks in advance

Sandra Donkin

June 8, 2016

I’ve cooked this twice now using different SC. The first time it cooked much faster and set much firmer *more like a custard slice). The second time took an extra 2 hours (!!) but was more like a Portuguese tart, especially when warm.
Both were really good though and I will definitely be making this again.

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