School Cafeteria Tapioca

School Cafeteria Tapioca Recipe

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Just like the lunch ladies used to make.

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12 (1/2 cup servings)
10 Min
20 Min
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1 qt
1/3 c
minute tapioca
eggs, separated
1/2 c
granulated sugar
1/4 tsp
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract

How to Make School Cafeteria Tapioca


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

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About School Cafeteria Tapioca

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

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