1Scald milk in a double-boiler,15 minutes. Beat egg yolks. Add the sugar,milk and flavoring. Pour into 1 quart mold. Place this in a large pan half-filled with water. Steam or bake for about an hour or until mixture becomes firm. Cool before removing from mold. (If desired,line mold with the caramel syrup before pouring in mixture for steaming or baking).
Melt sugar in a heavy metal container. As soon as sugar is golden brown,add 1/2 cup hot water to dissolve caramelized sugar and form syrup,pour on prepared mold. May be stored in covered bottle