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Custard Sauce

1
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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

1In 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.
2Remove from heat; cool in pan at once in cold water; stir a minute or two.
Add vanilla. Stir
Chill

About Custard Sauce

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