Blackberry Custard

Southern Living
This chilled, berry-topped custard was another winner of top honors in our kitchens.
Makes 4 servings


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3/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
Dash of salt
4 egg yolks
2 cups milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup whipping cream
2 tablespoons sugar
2 cups fresh blackberries
Garnish: fresh mint sprigs


Combine first 3 ingredients in a heavy saucepan; whisk in egg yolks and milk. Cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, 5 to 7 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Pour into a serving dish; cool. Cover and chill 2 hours.

Beat whipping cream at medium speed with an electric mixer until foamy; gradually add 2 tablespoons sugar, beating until soft peaks form. Spread over custard. Top with fresh blackberries; garnish, if desired.

Prep: 15 min., Cook: 7 min., Chill: 2 hrs.

Created date

December 1999