What's your secret weapon for Custard?

Apart from some sort of vanilla, what’s your secret weapon for Custard?

I use two creams, but CAP New York Cheese Cake @ 2% is mine.
Apart from providing 1 part of the two creams, it also gives a bakery/biscuit crust note I like in custards.
What’s yours?

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Custard…

I am still experimenting trying to find a “perfect” custard and as I do low wattage MTL it’s not an easy task. I do like CAP VC V1 as a standalone at 10%, TPA VC I & II I don’t mind in mixes but are a bit underwhelming alone and I am currently testing WF VC.

I do cheesecakes as cheesecakes normally but I may need to experiment a bit with them in custard.

What are the 2 creams you use in yours?

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@ianc13 Like I mentioned I use CAP New York Cheese Cake as one cream and the other (at the moment) is CC Devon Cream. But saying that, I’m really digging a current custard using only the CAP NYCK and LB Vanilla Ice Cream for the wonderful eggy/buttery goodness. Not to mention it’s awesome vanilla note!

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2% MB Panna Cotta :wink:

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Interesting @PAPACHiGLY, I don’t have either Devon Cream or the LB Van IC so have to stick to what I do have. I like the old fashioned eggy type custards which is why the CAP VC V1 works for me, but I am always experimenting so nothing is off limits.

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With what else Liam?
Oh, have you sobered up yet mate? Lol…

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Lol, yes and no hangover either, must be a Christmas Miracle :rofl:

I normally layer my Custards together so if I want really eggy I go for FA Premium & INW. WF VC has now almost replaced CAP VC1 for me. I then add one or 2 creams, JF Bavarian is a good choice or CCW Devon, then the Panna Cotta is added to these, it gives a fantastic mouthfeel due to the Gelatanious texture it has as well as a Vanilla boost. Being creamy too it doesn’t take away from the actual custard like some cakes, cookies can

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Nice mate, no hangover is always a win.

I am trying to work out WF VC, just can’t work out why it is different to CAP VC V1 for me when so many people are fans of it. Must be nice having easy access to so many brands and flavours. Where I am, not so easy and I don’t usually order from overseas.

Will keep experimenting, will be doing some mixing in the morning so may throw some creams together with the CAP and WF and see what comes out.

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Awesome @Sheerluck_Ohms. So glad you weighed in on the topic. I’ve also been using INW custard. On it’s own I find it lacking, but when layered it becomes so much more. I like the fact it’s fairly basic as I can bend it to my needs.
Ohh, I’ve got MB Panna Cotta!! Off I skip to the lab.

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Custard for me is a work in progress situation. I get odd burnt caramel notes from most custards. Honestly I am looking for an eggy cream custard (similar to something tasted when I first started vaping).

Cap custards are a no go. Custard premium and custard inw are close but that burnt note comes out when I push the flavor.

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@ChrisPDX I hear ya mate, that’s when some kinda buttery smoothness needs to mask over those off notes (all be it very minor notes for me). Have you tried pairing INW Custard at 3% with LB Vanilla Ice Cream (pretty low) at 1.5% ?

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CAP’s NYC is always a good addition. Some sugar cookie, butterscotch, almond, and bavarian cream never hurt.

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Yup. I’ll continue to play with it. I’ve mix with lb, fw, and hs ice creams. I just somehow focus on the caramel note

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Pinch of FA torrone… :grin:

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@FlavorChaser Is that you Zippy? :hearts:
Never tried FA torrone. What does it bring to the table?

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Sometimes… :joy:

Just adds a nutty sort of twist to a custard… Shhhh don’t tell anyone… :grin:
Oh and glad to see you here

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Dude, that sucks man!!!

My secret ingredient is Cardamom

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Cardamom with billberry fa if awesome.

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Never tried FA Cardamom but from the notes on ELR it sounds really interesting. I quite like spice for example FLV Eggnog. Yep, gonna have to get that Cardamom.

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