Berries with Vanilla Custard Recipe
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Berries with Vanilla Custard Recipe

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What a simple, delectable way to enjoy fresh raspberries. For a change, also try the custard with strawberries or peaches. —Sarah C. Vasques, Milford, New Hampshire
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups fresh raspberries

Nutritional Facts

166 calories: 1/2 cup, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 132mg cholesterol, 34mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 4g fiber), 4g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 0 starch, 0 fruit 1 fat.


  1. In a small saucepan, combine the cream, egg yolks and sugar. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture reaches 160° and is thick enough to coat the back of a spoon. Transfer to a small bowl; stir in vanilla. Cover and chill until serving. Serve with raspberries. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Berries with Vanilla Custard in Simple & Delicious June/July 2010, p50

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Reviewed Sep. 5, 2010

"This recipe had good flavor, but it was very much like flavored milk with berries in it. I've made custard before and it's never been this soupy. Not sure what went wrong or if it was just a bad recipe."

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