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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  • 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; 19 g total fat; 11 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 6 g monounsaturated fat; 173 mg cholesterol; 164 mg sodium. 173 mg potassium; 42 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 34 g sugar; 5 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 651 IU vitamin a; 1 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 20 mcg folate; 1 mcg vitamin b12; 143 mg calcium; 0 mg iron;

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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!