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boiled custard

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
J. White Harris
Gallatin, TN

My mom made this every year at Christmas. It's one of the things that makes the holiday season special. It's so thick you should eat it with a spoon.

(2 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For boiled custard

  • 3 lg
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 qt
  • vanilla to taste

How To Make boiled custard

  • 1
    Beat eggs well; add sugar with cornstarch. Stir in milk.
  • 2
    Cook in a double boiler, stirring constantly. Cook until the custard coats spoon.
  • 3
    Cool and add vanilla to taste. Keep refrigerated.