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French Cream Filling

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Ingredients
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Egg yolks 3 , beaten
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Heat 3/4 cup milk in saucepan over medium heat.
Combine sugar, flour and salt; add remaining 1/4 cup milk, and blend to a smooth paste.
Stir paste into hot milk and cook, stirring constantly until mixture thickens.
Remove from heat.
Add hot mixture, a little at a time to egg yolks; then return to saucepan.
Place over low heat.
Cook a few minutes longer, stirring well, but do not boil.
Add vanilla and cool as quickly as possible.
Refrigerate.
Stir well before using.
Mixture may be thinned if desired by beating in a few spoonfuls of rich milk.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Interest: 
Party

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