Homemade custard is custard that is prepared at home using common ingredients like milk, custard powder, sugar and vanilla extract. The ingredients are mixed together and boiled on low flame for 30 to 35 minutes and homemade custard is ready to be served. It is one of the few dishes that can be served either hot or cold depending on the climatic conditions and individual preferences. A variety of fruits may also be added to enhance the taste and flavor of homemade custard. It is extensively served as a dessert and even as a snack irrespective of the time of the day.