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Stirred Custard Or Custard Sauce

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Ingredients
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs), scalded
  Sugar 5 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Egg yolks 4 , lightly beaten
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Heat milk, sugar, and salt in the top of a double boiler over direct, moderate heat, stirring until sugar dissolves.
Spoon a little hot mixture into yolks, return to pan, set over simmering water, and cook and stir 2-3 minutes until thickened and no raw egg taste remains.
Mix in vanilla and serve hot or cool quickly by setting pan in ice water and stirring briskly.
Serve as is or over cake, fruit, or pudding.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Sauce
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Milk
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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