Cornstarch Pudding

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Total Time
5 mins
15 mins

This if from the cornstarch box. It takes me back to the good ol' days of seventh grade homemaking class. Very easy and a nice treat.

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  1. Place cornstarch, salt, and sugar in mixing bowl, and mix well.
  2. Add 1/2 cup milk, and stir until smooth.
  3. Scald 1 1/2 cups milk in top of double boiler, and add cornstarch mixture slowly, stirring constantly.
  4. Place over boiling water in bottom of double boiler, and cook slowly, stirring constantly until smooth and thickened.
  5. Cover, and cook for 15 minutes longer, stirring occasionally.
  6. Add vanilla and stir.
  7. Pour into individual molds which have been rinsed in cold water.
  8. Chill until firm.
  9. Unmold and serve with maple syrup, cream, chocolate sauce, sliced peachs, or sliced apricots as desired.
  10. Chocolate: Add 1 square unsweetened chocolate, melted, at the same time vanilla is added.
  11. Coconut: Add 1/2 cup shredded coconut to scalded milk.