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Easy Vanilla Custard Sauce

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If you think you have tasted the best of custard sauce then try out this Vanilla Custard Sauce recipe and then you might want to change your opinion! It is nothing but a very simple custard sauce with a fine vanilla flavoring and some heavy cream in it! Give this Vanilla Custard Sauce a try and you would rather not settle for any other custard sauce then on!
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg yolks 4
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 1⁄4 Teaspoon

In a saucepan scald cream over low heat.
Beat egg yolks separately with sugar until lemon coloured.
Add the cream to the eggs in a stream, stirring constantly.
Transfer the mixture to a saucepan and cook over moderate heat.
Stirring with a wooden spatula, until it is thickened and lightly coats the spatula.
Do not boil.
Add vanilla, strain the custard into a bowl, and cover with a buttered round of wax paper.
Cool to room temperature.

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1294 Calories from Fat 924

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 105 g161.1%

Saturated Fat 61 g305%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1069.2 mg356.4%

Sodium 120.6 mg5%

Total Carbohydrates 76 g25.4%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 68 g

Protein 14 g28.9%

Vitamin A 87.9% Vitamin C 2.4%

Calcium 23.5% Iron 9.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Easy Vanilla Custard Sauce Recipe