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Classic Custard Filling

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg yolk 1 , slightly beaten
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Mix sugar, cornstarch and salt in small saucepan.
Gradually stir in milk.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils.
Boil and stir 1 minute.
Gradually stir at least half of the hot mixture into egg yolk.
Blend into hot mixture in pan.
Boil and stir 1 minute.
Remove from heat; stir in butter and vanilla.
Press plastic wrap on filling; cool.
Reserve 1/3 cup filling for top of cake.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Butter

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 556 Calories from Fat 209

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g36.2%

Saturated Fat 13.4 g66.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 239.9 mg80%

Sodium 585.5 mg24.4%

Total Carbohydrates 77 g25.6%

Dietary Fiber 0.13 g0.54%

Sugars 62.6 g

Protein 10 g19.7%

Vitamin A 16.4% Vitamin C

Calcium 28% Iron 3.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Classic Custard Filling Recipe