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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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