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Berries with Vanilla Custard Recipe

Berries with Vanilla Custard Recipe

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 YIELD:4 servings


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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup raspberries with 1/4 cup custard equals 166 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 132 mg cholesterol, 34 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fruit.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

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