Easy Vanilla Cream Filling
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||3 Tablespoon|
|Milk||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Eggs||2 , beaten|
|Vanilla extract||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
In top part of double boiler, mix 1/4 cup sugar, the flour, and salt.
Add 1/2 cup milk; stir until smooth.
Pour in remaining 1 cup milk and cook over boiling water for 10 minutes, or until smooth and thickened, stirring constantly.
Mix remaining 1/4 cup sugar and the eggs.
Add hot mixture slowly, stirring constantly.
Put back in double boiler and cook for 5 minutes, or until very thick, stirring constantly.
Cool, and add vanilla.
Makes enough to fill four 8-inch or three 9-inch layers.