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Creamy Custard Pilling

Yield about 1 cup


  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon butter or margarine

How to Make It

  1. Combine flour, cornstarch, sugar, and salt in a heavy saucepan; gradually stir - in milk. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thick and bubbly.

  2. Beat egg yolk until thick and lemon colored. Gradually stir in one-fourth of the hot mixture into yolk; add to remaining hot mixture, stirring constantly.

  3. Cook over med urn heat, stirring constantly, about 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in vanilla and butter; cool. Chill 30 minutes.

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