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Vanilla Pudding with Caramelized Oranges

Real Simple APRIL 2004

  • Yield: 4 servings


  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon teaspoon salt
  • 2 2/3 cups whole milk
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons melted unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 orange


Whisk together 1/3 cup sugar, cornstarch, and teaspoon salt in a medium saucepan. Whisk in milk and egg yolks. Over medium heat, bring the mixture to a boil, whisking constantly. Reduce heat and simmer 1 minute. Remove pan from heat and whisk in 2 tablespoons melted butter and vanilla. Transfer to a metal bowl, place waxed paper directly on the surface, and chill until cooled, about 1 hour.

In a skillet over medium-high heat, melt 3 tablespoons butter and 3 tablespoons sugar. Cook until golden. Peel and slice orange; add to the skillet and toss. Spoon the fruit over small bowls of the cooled pudding and serve.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calcium: 220mg
  • Calories: 416
  • Calories from fat: 0%
  • Carbohydrate: 46g
  • Cholesterol: 208mg
  • Fat: 23g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 0mg
  • Protein: 8mg
  • Saturated fat: 13g
  • Sodium: 220mg

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Vanilla Pudding with Caramelized Oranges Recipe