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Strawberry-Rum Custard Sundaes

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Ingredients
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Egg yolks 3
  Light brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Dark rum 2 Tablespoon
  Fresh strawberries 1 Pint
  Vanilla ice cream 1 Pint
Directions

In small saucepan, slowly heat milk until bub- bles form around edge.
In top of double boiler, with fork, beat egg yolks, sugar, and salt.
Gradually stir in warm milk.
Cook, stirring constantly, over hot, not boiling, water about 20 minutes, or until it coats a metal spoon.
Pour into bowl; let cool slightly.
Stir in rum.
Place waxed paper or plastic film directly on sur- face.
Refrigerate until well chilled—about 3 hours.
Meanwhile, gently wash strawberries in cold water; drain; hull.
Refrigerate until ready to use.
To serve: Divide strawberries into 6 dessert dishes.
Top each with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
Pour custard sauce over top.
Makes 6 servings.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert

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