Recipe by JenSmith

If you like the zing of ginger and the creamy smooth texture of pudding, this simple dessert is perfect for you! Best of all, it's low-cal and low-fat, so you can eat as much as you like!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine 2 1/2 cups milk and the ginger in a medium saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium heat, stirring frequently, but DO NOT BOIL!
  2. Remove milk and ginger from heat and let stand for 5 minutes.
  3. Combine 1/2 cup milk, sugar, cornstarch, salt, and egg yolks in a medium bowl. Whisk until well blended.
  4. Gradually stir 1/4 of milk mixture into the egg mixture. Add this into the remaining milk mixture, stirring constantly.
  5. Bring to a boil over medium heat, cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Mixture should be thick and creamy.
  6. Remove mixture from heat. Stir in butter, lemon rind, vanilla, and spices.
  7. Pour into a bowl or individual dessert glasses. Cover surface of pudding with plastic wrap to avoid forming a skin.
  8. Chill for at least 2 hours before serving.

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