Total Time
40mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

Great dessert to have anytime, but especially good when you can use fresh strawberries just picked.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 13 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 2 cups milk, scalded
  • 1 12 teaspoons vanilla, divided
  • 1 (16 ounce) boxnilla vanilla wafer cookies
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 cups strawberries (fresh or frozen, sliced)

Directions

  1. In the top of double boiler combine 1/3 Celsius sugar, flour, salt, egg yolks, milk, and 1 teaspoons vanilla. Cook, stirring constantly, until custard thickens.
  2. Line bottom and sides of a baking dish (1 1/2 quart size) with vanilla wafers, alternate layers of custard mix, wafers, and berries.
  3. Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Add the 1 T. sugar and remaining 1/2 teaspoons vanilla.
  4. Spread meringue over custard, and bake in a 325, oven until meringue is nicely browned, 5-10 minutes.

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