|Granulated sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Milk||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Egg yolks/1 well-beaten egg||2 , slightly beaten|
In saucepan combine sugar, cornstarch, and 1/4 teaspoon salt; add milk.
Cook and stir over medium heat till thickened and bubbly.
Cook and stir 2 minutes more.
Remove from heat.
Stir small amount of hot mixture into beaten egg yolks or beaten egg.
Return to hot mixture; cook and stir 2 minutes more.
Remove from heat; add butter and vanilla.