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Confectioner'S Custard

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  Egg yolks 2
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Unsalted butter 1 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 2 Drop

Mix the egg yolks, sugar, flour and half the milk until smooth .
With the machine running, add the remaining milk through the feeder tube until blended.
Put into a saucepan and cook gently over low heat, stirring well until thick.
Remove from the heat, add the butter and vanilla extract, and cool.
Use for filling cakes, cream puffs or the base of fruit tarts.
Variations For a lighter filling, mix the cold custard with an equal quantity of softly whipped heavy cream.
The custard may be flavored with a liqueur or a little coffee extract.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 170 Calories from Fat 66

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g11.4%

Saturated Fat 4 g19.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 107.7 mg35.9%

Sodium 32.4 mg1.4%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.5%

Dietary Fiber 0.21 g0.84%

Sugars 16.3 g

Protein 4 g8.6%

Vitamin A 5.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 9.2% Iron 3.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Confectioner'S Custard Recipe