Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1/4 cup all-purpose flour

  2. 1 tablespoon cornstarch

  3. 3/4 cup sugar

  4. 3 cups milk

  5. 2 egg yolks

  6. 1 tablespoon butter

  7. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  8. 2 egg whites, stiffly beaten Freshly grated nutmeg

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Mix together flour, cornstarch and sugar in a saucepan . Add 1/4 cup of the milk to the flour mixture and stir until smooth. In another saucepan, scald the remaining 2 3/4 cups milk; add to flour mixture. Cook and stir mixture over medium-low heat; do not allow to boil . In a bowl beat the yolks; remove 1/2 cup hot mixture and add to yolks to temper them; mix well and return to pot. Continue to cook over low heat for an additional 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat; add butter and vanilla. Thoroughly fold egg whites into the hot mixture. Place in individual custard dishes or a single bowl, sprinkle with freshly grated nutmeg and chill.


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