Marshmallow Cream with Custard Sauce Recipe
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Marshmallow Cream with Custard Sauce Recipe

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This dessert has always been a favorite of my husband and children. The original recipe came from my great-grandmother and has been passed down through the generations.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling Cook: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • Pinch salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Fresh raspberries

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 143 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 115mg cholesterol, 86mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 0g fiber), 5g protein .


  1. In a small heavy saucepan, combine the egg whites, sugar, salt and vanilla. Beat with a portable mixer on high speed until mixture reaches 160°. Beat until stiff peaks form, about 1 minute. Spoon into dessert glasses; refrigerate until chilled.
  2. For custard sauce, heat milk in a small saucepan over medium heat until small bubbles form around side of pan. Remove from heat. Combine egg yolks, egg and sugar in a bowl. Whisk a small amount of hot milk into egg mixture; return all to pan, whisking constantly. Cook and stir on low until mixture reaches 160° and coats a spoon, about 20 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  3. Serve custard over marshmallow cream; top with raspberries. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Marshmallow Cream with Custard Sauce in Country June/July 2000, p51

Sweet White Wine

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

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Reviewed Sep. 28, 2008
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