Amaretto Custard Sauce Recipe

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Amaretto Custard Sauce

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

Serve this light sauce over berries or fresh fruit and top with toasted slivered almonds. Or, for a super-fast sauce, stir amaretto (almond liqueur) into slightly softened vanilla ice cream.

From Anne Lindsay's Light Kitchen.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
granulated sugar
2 tsp
cornstarch
1 c
milk, 2%
1
egg yolk, whisked
2 Tbsp
amaretto or coffee liqueur

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In small nonaluminum saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch; stir in milk.
2
Bring to simmer over medium heat, stirring constantly; reduce heat to low and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until thickened slightly.
3
Whisk about half of the hot mixture into yolk; whisk back into hot milk mixture.
4
Cook, stirring, over low heat for 2 minutes or until thickened.
5
Remove from heat and stir in amaretto. Let cool.
6
Almond Custard Sauce:
Prepare Amaretto Custard Sauce, substituting 1 tsp almond extract for the amaretto.
7
Makes 1 1/4 cup.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Sauces
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American