Decadent ingredients like half-and-half, egg yolks and butter combine in this creamy, dreamy Vanilla Pudding. Spoon on top of a bowl of fresh berries for a romantic dessert.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a medium heavy saucepan combine sugar and cornstarch. Add half-and-half. Cook and gently stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Remove from heat. Gradually stir 1 cup of the half-and-half mixture into egg yolks.

  • Slowly whisk egg yolk mixture back into half-and-half mixture in saucepan. Bring to a gentle boil; reduce heat. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Remove from heat. Stir in butter, vanilla, and sea salt. Pour pudding into 6 individual serving bowls. Cover surface of pudding with plastic wrap. Let stand 45 minutes; serve warm or chill up to 24 hours before serving.

  • Top pudding with heart shaped candies before serving, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

355 calories; total fat 19g; saturated fat 11g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 6g; cholesterol 173mg; sodium 164mg; potassium 173mg; carbohydrates 42g; fiberg; sugar 34g; protein 5g; trans fatty acidg; vitamin a 651IU; vitamin c 1mg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalentsmg; vitamin b6mg; folate 20mcg; vitamin b12 1mcg; calcium 143mg; ironmg.

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Made it yesterday ! It's all gone! Great recipe!
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I used to make this recipe as a kid. Super easy and tastes great!