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Creamy Stirred Custard

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Ingredients
  Eggs 3 , slightly beaten
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Dash
  Milk 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Blend eggs, sugar and salt in top of double boiler.
Gradually stir in milk.
Place enough hot water in bottom part of double boiler so that top part does not touch water.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture just coats a metal spoon, about 20 minutes.
Remove top of double boiler from heat; stir vanilla into custard.
Place top of double boiler in cold water until custard is cool.
Cover and refrigerate 2 to 3 hours.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Vanilla

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