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Cream Cheese Custard Filling is the decadent mixture that's spread between the layers of the famed 35th Anniversary Hummingbird Cake.

Recipe by Southern Living April 2013

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Recipe Summary

hands-on:
20 mins
total:
7 hrs 20 mins
Yield:
Makes about 2 2/3 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Whisk together first 2 ingredients in a heavy saucepan; whisk in eggs and milk until smooth. Cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, 8 to 10 minutes or until mixture reaches a chilled pudding-like thickness. Bring to a boil, whisking constantly; boil, whisking constantly, 1 minute. Remove from heat, and whisk in cream cheese and vanilla until cheese melts. Cool to room temperature (about 1 hour). Place plastic wrap directly on mixture (to prevent a film from forming), and chill 6 to 24 hours.

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