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Creamy Vanilla Pudding

 Creamy Vanilla Pudding
This creamy pudding turns out perfect every time! It's quick and easy to make, and the result is an old-fashioned pudding that's great for an after-school snack or to use as a base for many delicious desserts.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups milk, divided
  • Pinch salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Directions

  • Place 2 cups milk and salt in a saucepan. Sprinkle sugar on milk and
  • do not stir; heat over medium-high. Quickly combine cornstarch with
  • remaining milk; add egg yolks and mix well. When milk comes to a
  • full boil, remove saucepan from the heat and stir in cornstarch
  • mixture. Pudding will begin to thicken. Return to the heat and cook
  • for 1 minute. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla and butter. Pour
  • into individual dishes. Serve warm. Yield: 4 servings.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.