Total Time
45mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 25 mins

Traditionally served with Dampfnudln or Steamed Sweet Dumplings along side Kirschsosse. Works over any kind of doughy dessert. Recipe from my grandmother's recipe box.

Directions

  1. Sift together into top of a double boiler the sugar, cornstarch and salt.
  2. Add 2 cups boiling water stirring well. Stirring gently and consistently, bring mixture rapidly to boiling over direct heat and cook for 3 minute
  3. Place top portion over simmering water in bottom half. Cover and cook for 12 min, stirring three or four times.
  4. Slightly beat the egg yolk then, while stirring vigorously, add 3 tbsp of the hot mixture to the yolk. Immediately blend into the double boiler mixture.
  5. Cook over simmering water 3 to 5 min, stirring slowly to keep mixture cooking evenly.
  6. Remove from heat and blend in butter, vanilla extract and nutmeg.
  7. Serve hot.