• 4 Ratings

The buttery smoothness of this dessert recipe will satisfy the family's sweet tooth on a weekday night and also dress up nicely for company.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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  • In a medium saucepan combine brown sugar, cornstarch, and salt. Whisk in the half-and-half.

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  • Whisk constantly over medium heat until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir 2 minutes more. Remove from heat. Gradually whisk about 1 cup of the hot mixture into egg yolks. Add egg yolk mixture to mixture in pan. Bring to a gentle boil; reduce heat. Cook and whisk constantly for 2 minutes more. Remove from heat and whisk in butter and vanilla until blended. Pour pudding into a large bowl. Cover surface of pudding with plastic wrap. Refrigerate 4 to 5 hours or until well chilled.

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  • Remove plastic wrap and stir. Spoon into dessert dishes. Makes 8 servings.

Topping Ideas:

Top pudding with a chopped chocolate-covered English toffee; or with homemade or purchased soft cookies, crumbled (such as oatmeal, chocolate chip, molasses or desired cookies) and dried cherries. Or combine 1/3 cup goat cheese, 1/4 cup creme fraiche, and 1 tablespoon sugar; top with a dusting of freshly grated nutmeg.

Nutrition Facts

373 calories; 23 g total fat; 13 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 8 g monounsaturated fat; 189 mg cholesterol; 182 mg sodium. 38 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 29 g sugar; 5 g protein; 729 IU vitamin a; 1 mg vitamin c; 172 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;


4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
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  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0