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Homemade stirred custard and fresh fruit makes a fitting dessert to end just about any type of meal. To ensure velvety smooth custard, stir the egg mixture constantly with a figure-eight motion to ensure even cooking and to prevent sticking and burning.

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Ingredients

Directions

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

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  • 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.

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

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  • 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.

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Nutrition Facts

85 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat, 136 mg cholesterol, 27 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrates, 0 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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7 Ratings
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