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Vanilla Pudding W/variations

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Category: Pies

 Ingredients List

  • 3/4 c Sugar
  • 3 tb Cornstarch or 1/3 cup
  • -all-purpose flour
  • 3 c Milk
  • 4 Egg yolks or 2 whole eggs,
  • -beaten
  • 1 tb Butter or margarine
  • 1 1/2 ts Vanilla


In a heavy medium saucepan combine sugar and cornstarch or flour. Stir in
milk. Cook and stir over medium heat till mixture is thickened and bubbly.
Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Remove from heat. Gradually stir about 1
cup of the hot mixture into beaten eggs.

Return all of the egg mixture to the saucepan. If using egg yolks, bring to
a gentle boil; if using whole eggs, cook till nearly bubbly but do not
boil. Reduce heat. Stir in butter and vanilla. Pour pudding into a bowl.
Cover the surface with clear plactic wrap. Chill. Do not stir.

Chocolate PuddingPrepare as obove, except add 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
powder to sugar. Use 2 tablespoons cornstarch or 1/4 cup all-purpose flour,
2 2/3 cups milk, and egg yolks, not whole eggs.

Tangy Vanilla PuddingPrepare as above, except omit butter. After
chilling, stir in one 8 ounce carton sour cream or plain yogurt.

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