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American Cream

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This american cream recipe is a vanilla flavored cream recipe made with milk and heavy cream. Sweetened with sugar, this american cream custard recipe is heavy and filling as a dessert and very delicious.
Ingredients
  Milk 1 Pint
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg yolks 2
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1.Scald the milk, stirring constantly.
2.Mix the flour and cold water to a smooth paste and add to it slowly the scalded milk, continuing the stirring.
3.When thickened, cook over hot water for about 15 minutes.
4.Add sugar and beaten egg-yolks and cook 2 minutes.
5.Strain the custard through a fine sieve and, when cold, add the cream and vanilla and freeze.
6.This makes a smooth, rich cream.
7.For variation, use dark-brown sugar or maple sugar instead of the white sugar.
SERVING
8.Serve with cakes

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Heavy Cream
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
17 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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