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French Custard

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Ingredients
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg yolks 5 , beaten
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Melt butter in top of double boiler, blend in flour, and add milk and cream slowly.
Cook over direct heat, stirring constantly, until boiling point is just reached.
Stir in the sugar and salt.
Stir slowly into the well-beaten egg yolks; then pour back into the double boiler and cook over simmering water, stirring constantly until custard just coats a metal spoon.
Remove from heat, stir in the vanilla, and chill before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Egg

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1795 Calories from Fat 510

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 55 g84.8%

Saturated Fat 31.5 g157.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1019.3 mg339.8%

Sodium 1129.2 mg47.1%

Total Carbohydrates 285 g95.1%

Dietary Fiber 0.41 g1.6%

Sugars 173.3 g

Protein 36 g72.6%

Vitamin A 46.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 110.6% Iron 16.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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French Custard Recipe