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Wine Custard Sauce

Yield 4 cups


  • 5 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Grated rind and juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 cups Sauterne or other sweet white wine

How to Make It

  1. Combine eggs and sugar in top of a double boiler; beat well. Stir in lemon rind and juice. Dissolve cornstarch in water; add to egg mixture, mixing well. Stir in wine.

  2. Place over boiling water, and cook, stirring constantly, 20 minutes or until mixture thickens. Remove from heat; cool to room temperature. Cover and refrigerate. Serve chilled over pudding.

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