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Maple Walnut Cream Recipe

Maple Walnut Cream Recipe

We vacation often in Vermont and always come home with some real maple syrup. This dessert is a terrific way to use the syrup, all the time reminding us of the wonderful time we had on vacation.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup real maple syrup
  • 2 cups milk, divided
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup finely chopped walnuts

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, heat syrup and 1-3/4 cups milk over medium heat until bubbles form around side of saucepan. Combine the cornstarch, salt and remaining milk until smooth; gradually add to the syrup mixture.
  • 2. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Remove from the heat. Stir a small amount of hot filling into eggs; return all to pan, stirring constantly. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Remove from the heat. Pour into serving dishes. Sprinkle with walnuts; cool. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 351 calories, 16 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 82 mg cholesterol, 164 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 10 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

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