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The Cornstarch Custard is one of my favorite custard preparations that can be served as a dessert. Prepared with cornstarch, milk and sugar, the Cornstarch Custard are best served on family get together.
  Cornstarch 4 Tablespoon
  Milk 1 Pint
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 , slightly beaten
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Blend cornstarch in a little of the milk in a small bowl.
Heat remaining milk in top of double boiler over lightly boiling water.
Stir in cornstarch.
Cook for 7 minutes, stirring carefully and continuously (overcooking and stirring will cause custard to become runny).
Add sugar and remove from double boiler to cool slightly.
Stir in egg slowly and carefully.
Cook carefully over water until egg thickens.
Stir in vanilla.
Place sauce pan in bowl of cold water and stir occasionally as custard cools.
It should be thick and almost cold before putting over jelly.
Top with 1/2 pint whipping cream, whipped.
Garnish with well drained quartered maraschino cherries and slivered blanched almonds, if desired.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 711 Calories from Fat 185

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g31.7%

Saturated Fat 10.5 g52.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 259.5 mg86.5%

Sodium 267.6 mg11.1%

Total Carbohydrates 111 g36.9%

Dietary Fiber 0.54 g2.2%

Sugars 55.9 g

Protein 22 g43.8%

Vitamin A 14.7% Vitamin C

Calcium 57.1% Iron 7.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cornstarch Custard Recipe