Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 15 mins

this sauce is very simple to make yet, at the same time very difficult to make.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring the milk to the boil in a saucepan.
  2. Mix the egg yolks and sugar together in a basin.
  3. Slowly add the boiling milk to the egg mixture and stir well.
  4. Return the mixture to the saucepan and cook over a moderate heat, stirring continuously with a wooden spatula.
  5. When the mixture coats the spatula, remove from the heat and continue to stir for 2 minutes, then transfer to another container. Do not allow the mixture to boil.
  6. If it does, it will curdle because there is no starch in this recipe.
  7. Stir in a few drops of vanilla essence, strain and use as required.

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