Total Time
25mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

This is light and creamy and goes well with some chilled pineapple pieces folded through and served in individual nice dishes or glasses with a dollop of whipped cream and a cherry on the top or can be used in tall parfait glasses layered with fruit and topped off with whipped cream. My family loves it just 'as is' with a dollop of whipped cream on top.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place sago in a medium sized pot and add the milk.
  2. Bring to the boil then simmer very slowly over low heat for 7-10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the salt and sugar and bring to the boil again.
  4. While milk/sago mixture is simmering separate the eggs, ( whites in one bowl and yolks in another). Beat the egg whites until they form peaks that turn over at the top when the beater is lifted from them.
  5. After bringing to the boil again when salt and sugar have been added remove from heat and pour a little of the mixture into the egg yolks which have been slightly beaten and mix thoroughly.
  6. Pour this back into the saucepan and mix well.
  7. Return pan to the heat and bring to the boil again, stirring all the time.
  8. Remove from the heat as soon as it boils and with a metal spoon fold in the egg whites and the vanilla.
  9. Either pour into a serving bowl to get cold or leave in the saucepan to cool if putting in individual dishes.
  10. Serve either warm, at room temp or cold.

Reviews

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Most Helpful

Really comforting and creamy. One slight note: stir quickly when pouring the egg yolk mixture in the pot. If you don't, you'll get chunks of soft yolky chunks in your dessert. Still tasty, just looks funny. :) I've added maple extract instead of vanilla, substituted 1/2 of the milk with light soy milk, used rock sugar instead of brown (that's just what I had on hand at different times). Always very tasty!!! Thanks for this recipe!

Pom Pom March 02, 2009

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