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
Recommended: 30 Easier-Than-Pie Summer Fruit Desserts
- 1 cup milk
- 1 egg, lightly beaten
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- Pinch salt
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3 cups fresh blueberries, raspberries and strawberries
- 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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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!"