Amaretto Custard Sauce

Amaretto Custard Sauce

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


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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5 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


How to Make Amaretto Custard Sauce


  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.

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About Amaretto Custard Sauce

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

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