Custard Sauce

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I serve this sauce, along with my recipe #56293 for Rum Sauce (which is VERY rich) over my Christmas Pudding. Its also good over other puddings & fruit.

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  • add   1 egg yolk
  • add   1 3/4 cups half-and-half
  • add   1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • add   1/8 teaspoon salt
  • add   1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • add   3 tablespoons sugar


  1. Combine all ingredients, except vanilla, in a heavy pot.
  2. Cook, over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens& will coat the back of a spoon.
  3. Remove from heat.
  4. Stir in vanilla& refrigerate in a covered container.