Nanci Courtney's Cremé Anglaise

Coastal Living
2 1/2 cups


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2 cups whipping cream
4 egg yolks
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


Heat whipping cream in a heavy saucepan over medium heat until hot.

Whisk together yolks and sugar in a heavy saucepan until blended. Add hot whipping cream in a slow, steady stream, whisking constantly.

Cook mixture over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thick enough to coat a spoon (do not boil). Remove from heat. Immediately place pan in a bowl of ice, and let stand, stirring constantly, until cool. Stir in vanilla. Chill until ready to serve or up to 2 days.

Created date

May 2001