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Classic Custard Sauce

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Ingredients
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Egg yolks 4
  White sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Scald the milk in the top of a double boiler over direct heat until little bubbles form around the edge.
Beat together the egg yolks, sugar, and salt.
Add 1/2 cup of the hot milk to the yolk mixture.
Stir well.
Strain back into the rest of the hot milk, blending well.
Place over simmering water.
Cook, stirring constantly, until thick enough to coat a spoon, 165 degrees.
Add vanilla and cool, stirring several times.
Serve in a jug.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Sauce
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Drink: 
Milk
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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