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Basic Egg Custard

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Basic Egg Custard is an irresistible mouth-watering recipe. An easy to prepare custard recipe, this Basic Egg Custard is a dish that you would surely love to try.
Ingredients
  Eggs 2
  Egg yolks 2
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Milk 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Vanilla pod/1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1
Directions

Beat eggs, egg yolks, and sugar together, using electric mixer at medium speed, about 5 minutes, until thick and doubled in bulk.
Slowly heat milk with vanilla pod in heavy saucepan until hot but not boiling.
Remove pod; stir milk into egg mixture.
Pour into top of large double boiler; add vanilla pod.
Cook over hot water, stirring constantly, about 20 minutes, until thickened.
Remove vanilla pod; rinse and pat dry for future use.
Makes thin custard that can also be used as a sauce.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Dish: 
Pudding

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