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English Cream

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Ingredients
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla bean piece 2 Inch, split lengthwise
  Egg yolks 3 , slightly beaten
  Sugar 6 Tablespoon
  Kirsch 2 Tablespoon
Directions

1. Heat the milk with vanilla bean in a heavy saucepan until scalded. Set aside.
2. Blend the egg yolks and sugar in the top of a double boiler. Remove vanilla bean from milk and gradually add the milk to egg yolk mixture, stirring constantly.
3. Cook and stir over boiling water until mixture coats a metal spoon; do not overcook. Remove from boiling water and cool to lukewarm over cold water. Blend in the kirsch.
4. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Interest: 
Everyday

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