Custard Sauce

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

This recipe has been in old family cookbooks for generations. I'm not surprised at its popularity, because it can be used in a variety of ways. We especially like it served over pound cake and gingerbread or simply topped with fresh strawberries.


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Serves:

2 Cups

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

4
beaten egg yolks
1 dash(es)
salt
1/4 c
sugar
2 c
milk, scalded, and slightly cooled
1 tsp
vanilla

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a heavy saucepan, mix egg yolks, salt, and sugar.
Gradually stir in scalded milk.
Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, till mixture coats a metal spoon.
2
Remove from heat; cool in pan at once in cold water; stir a minute or two.
Add vanilla. Stir
Chill

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Puddings, Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom