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A very yummy Italian Custard, easy and elegant.

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  • add   1/2 cup dry marsala or sweet marsala wine
  • add   1/4 cup sugar
  • add   6 egg yolks


  1. In a double-boiler top, not over water yet, beat egg yolks and sugar until thick and light colored, around 5 min.
  2. (high speed with an electric mixer.) Reduce speed to medium and beat in Marsala.
  3. Place mixture over simmering water in bottom of double-boiler, cook beating constantly at medium until fluffy, warm and mounds slightly, around 10 minutes.
  4. Serve at once or spoon over fresh berries and/or shortcake.