School Cafeteria Tapioca Recipe

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School Cafeteria Tapioca

Mikekey K

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@Mikekey

Just like the lunch ladies used to make.


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Serves:

12 (1/2 cup servings)

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 qt
milk
1/3 c
minute tapioca
2
eggs, separated
1/2 c
granulated sugar
1/4 tsp
salt
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat milk until scalding. Stir in tapioca gradually. Cook mixture over boiling water or direct low heat 6 to 8 minutes, until tapioca is done.
2
Beat egg yolks until pale in color. Beat with 1/4 cup sugar and salt. Stir into tapioca. Cook and stir until mixture thickens slightly. Stir in vanilla. Cool slightly.
3
Beat egg whites and remaining 1/4 cup sugar until stiff. Fold into hot pudding.
4
Cool thoroughly, covered with wax paper.
5
To serve, spoon into dessert or parfait dishes. Garnish with whipped cream and maraschino cherry, if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Puddings
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American