Berries in Custard Sauce Recipe
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Berries in Custard Sauce Recipe

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This is a refreshing treat highlighting the fresh berries of summer. The custard is not overly sweet to over-shadow the berries.—Leona Luecking, West Burlington, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Cook: 15 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Cook: 15 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • Pinch salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups fresh blueberries, raspberries and strawberries

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 85 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 57mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein.


  1. In a saucepan, heat milk over medium heat until bubbles form around sides of pans. Combine egg and sugar in a bowl; stir in a small amount of hot milk. Return all to saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture coats a spoon, about 15 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in salt and vanilla. Chill at least 1 hour. Serve over berries. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Berries in Custard Sauce in Taste of Home June/July 1995, p19

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kekeknibbe User ID: 4999506 412
Reviewed Mar. 27, 2010

"This is always a big hit with everyone, especially in the summer! I made it for my friend that doesn't eat sugar - she loved it. Very easy. Definitely adding this to my recipe box!"

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