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Coconut Peach Custard

 Coconut Peach Custard
Nothing is quicker than this dessert. It is easy enough to throw together even when there is unexpected company.—Vicki Fox, Marshal, North Carolina
4-6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 cups milk
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2 cups chopped peeled fresh or frozen peaches
  • 1/4 cup flaked coconut, toasted

Directions

  • In a saucepan, combine the sugar and cornstarch. Stir in milk until
  • smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until
  • thickened and bubbly. Remove from the heat. Stir a small amount of
  • hot mixture into eggs; return all to pan, stirring constantly. Bring
  • to a gentle boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat;
  • stir in butter and vanilla. Fold in peaches; sprinkle with coconut.
  • Cover and refrigerate until serving. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 244 calories, 11 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 98 mg cholesterol, 130 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein.