Vanilla Pudding

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Scrivener1

I found this in my Pillsbury cookbook which is falling apart. Also see the chocolate variation that I posted.

Top Review by Cdubs

This now my tried and reliable vanilla pudding. It is well-balanced and creamy textured. It goes together quickly and can be mixed with cooked tapioca pearls for a great tapioca pudding. Thanks for posting this better-than-box pudding.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch, and salt. Gradually stir in milk.
  2. Cook over medium heat until mixture boils and thickens, stirring constantly.
  3. Boil one minute.
  4. In small bowl, blend about 1/3 of hot mixture into egg yolks.
  5. Return yolk mixture to hot mixture; blend well.
  6. Cook until mixture bubbles, stirring constantly.
  7. Remove from heat; add butter and vanilla.
  8. Cool slightly before serving.
  9. Store in refrigerator.

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