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    Fresh Fruit With Vanilla Custard Sauce

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    55 mins

    10 mins

    45 mins

    Derf's Note:

    This makes a luscious light dessert, a change from all the heavy dishes over the holidays. Looks wonderful in a stemmed glass. Any fresh fruit can be used.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cups

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Scald milk in a large saucepan over medium heat (do not allow milk to boil), set aside.
    2. 2
      Combine eggs, egg whites, and sugar in a medium bowl, beat with a wire whisk until blended.
    3. 3
      Gradually stir about one-fourth of hot milk into egg mixture; add to remaining hot milk, stirring constantly.
    4. 4
      Cook stirring constantly, over low heat until mixture thickens and coats a metal spoon, about 30 minutes.
    5. 5
      Immediately pour sauce into a large bowl, stir with a wire whisk until cool.
    6. 6
      Stir in vanilla and salt, cover and chill 2 hours.
    7. 7
      Serve over fresh fruit.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 25, 2009

      45

      Really good - you need to add the hot milk to the egg/sugar mixture very slowly in order to ensure nothing cooks, and the window between "thickened" and "overcooked and slightly grainy" is very short, but the recipe works beautifully.

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    • on August 25, 2007

      55

      Fabulous! I just love custards and this one, with a yummy vanilla flavor, was perfect over the fresh fruit. Notes: 1. The scalding of the milk took approx. 7-8 min. - and 2.Step 4 cooking took about 20 minutes for me. You really do have to stir the whole time so the custard doesn't lump. It's WELL WORTH it though. Thanks Derf. :-)

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    • on May 04, 2006

      Recently made this as a light dessert and enjoyed it immensely. I am opting to to assign stars because there was some chefs error involved in the preparation that make have contributed to the final results. I made mine with skim milk and Splenda instead of sugar. Add the sweetner after the custard was cooked. My one problem was that I think I may have over whisked the milk prior to adding the egg which gave me a somewhat lumpy result that was more custard than custard sauce. Though it did not look very pretty, the taste was great and I will certainly make it agian. When I do, I may leave out the egg white to allow the sauce to stay quite loose. Thanks Derf!

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    Nutritional Facts for Fresh Fruit With Vanilla Custard Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (1091 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 262.9
     
    Calories from Fat 48
    18%
    Total Fat 5.4 g
    8%
    Saturated Fat 1.8 g
    9%
    Cholesterol 214.7 mg
    71%
    Sodium 273.4 mg
    11%
    Total Carbohydrate 35.1 g
    11%
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    0%
    Sugars 26.0 g
    104%
    Protein 16.3 g
    32%

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