Almond custard sauce

Nancy Allen


This custard sauce is so wonderful. I use it on my Chocolate Zucchini sheet cake.


★★★★★ 1 vote

3 cups custard
10 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 1/2 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 3 c
  • 3 large
    egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, cubed
  • 1/4 tsp
    pure almond extract

How to Make Almond custard sauce


  1. In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, flour and cornstarch. Stir in milk until smooth. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until thickened and bubbly.
  2. Reduce heat and cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Remove from heat. Stir a small amount of hot filling into egg yolks and return to pan, stirring constantly.
  3. Bring to a gentle boil, cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Remove from heat. Gently stir in butter and extract. Serve warm sauce with cake or bread pudding. Store any leftover sauce in the refrigerator.

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About Almond custard sauce

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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