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Ingredients15 m servings 178 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (4 cups)
- Cook and stir milk, vanilla extract, and butter in a saucepan over medium heat until simmering. Remove mixture from heat before it comes to a boil.
- Whisk eggs, sugar, and cornstarch together in a bowl until sugar dissolves.
- Set saucepan back over low heat. Pour in egg mixture slowly, whisking constantly, until custard thickens enough to coat the bottom of a spoon, 5 to 10 minutes.
- Cook's Notes:
- Add up to 1/4 cup more sugar for very sweet custard.
- Crushed pineapple mixed in is awesome! Banana is also great.
Per Serving: 178 calories; 7 g fat; 21.1 g carbohydrates; 7.1 g protein; 107 mg cholesterol; 88 mg sodium. Full nutrition
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I made the recipe exactly as written plus two tablespoons sugar, and we loved it. It was great plain, but I made a trifle that included pound cake, this custard, cool whip and fresh strawberries...