Boiled Custard Recipe

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Boiled Custard

Candace Floyd

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@CFrecipes

For a decadent dessert, serve boiled custard in small cups with 1 tablespoon bourbon stirred in. Top with a small dollop of sweetened whipped cream.


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Rating:

Serves:

6

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

4
egg yolks
1/4 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
cornstarch
1 qt
whole milk
1 Tbsp
vanilla

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Beat egg yolks and add sugar. Beat well. Make a paste of cornstarch and 1/4 cup milk. Combine egg mixture with remaining milk and cornstarch mixture. Cook, stirring constantly, in a double boiler over barely simmering water until desired consistency is reached. (When the mixture coats the back of a spoon, it’s done.)
2
Let cool completely. Pour into a pitcher and stir in vanilla. Refrigerate, uncovered, until cold. (Mixture will thicken as it cools.) Once cold, cover, refrigerated up to 5 days Stir well before serving. Makes 4 cups.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Heirloom