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Custard Sauce

Yield 2 1/2 cups

Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 cups half-and-half
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

How to Make It

  1. Whisk together eggs, sugar, and salt in a heavy saucepan until blended. Whisk in half-and-half, and cook over medium-low heat, whisking constantly, 10 minutes or until slightly thickened. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla.

  2. Press wax paper or plastic wrap onto custard surface; cool. Chill.