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Stirred Custard

Makes: 8 servings
Serving size: 8
Prep 15 mins
Stirred Custard
  • 5  egg yolks, beaten
  • 1 1/2  cups  milk
  • 1/4  cup  sugar
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons  vanilla
  •  Fresh fruit, such as blueberries or strawberries

1. In a heavy medium saucepan use a wooden spoon to stir together egg yolks, milk, and sugar.

2. Cook and stir continuously with the wooden spoon over medium heat until mixture just coats the back of a clean metal spoon. Remove pan from heat. Stir in vanilla.

3. Quickly cook custard by placing saucepan in a large bowl of ice water for 1 to 2 minutes, stirring constantly.

4. Pour custard mixture into a bowl. Cover the surface with plastic wrap to prevent a skin from forming. Chill at least 2 hours or until serving time. Do not stir. If desired, serve custard over fresh fruit. Makes about 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Stirred Custard)
  • Servings Per Recipe 8,
  • cal. (kcal) 85,
  • Fat, total (g) 4,
  • chol. (mg) 136,
  • sat. fat (g) 2,
  • carb. (g) 8,
  • fiber (g) 0,
  • pro. (g) 3,
  • vit. A (RE) 93,
  • vit. C (mg) 1,
  • sodium (mg) 27,
  • calcium (mg) 71,
  • iron (mg) 0,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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