Creamy Vanilla Pudding
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 2-1/2 cups whole milk, divided
- Pinch salt
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 3 tablespoons cornstarch
- 2 large egg yolks
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 244 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 107mg cholesterol, 436mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (33g sugars, 0 fiber), 6g protein.
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Feb 2, 2019
this was such a delicious, rich, easy to prepare pudding. I love it so much it's going in my glasses for layers of salty crunch and sweet, creamy delight. Thank you for sharing.....
Dec 23, 2018
Made it this morning and it was absolutely delicious and so easy to make. I love recipes with great instructions! Moving forward this will be my go to recipe for vanilla pudding. Happy Holidays everyone.
Dec 11, 2018
Just made this today, very quick and easy. Creamy and thickened nicely. Not too sweet, just right. I used part half
Nov 11, 2018
I usually don't commit on recipes, but this pudding is delicious! And very easy to make! Thank you!
Oct 12, 2018
This creamy pudding sets up in no time and is smooth as silk. No need to strain for gross cooked egg bits that other recipes have! Just follow the recipe exactly as they describe for the best pudding you have ever had.
Dec 6, 2017
Aug 8, 2017
I LOVE this one! I have made it two times so far and both times i have loved the out come! Really really really good, and easy! Also, it is nice that it is made with on hand ingredients! so yummy!!! Five *****
Aug 8, 2017
5 stars - easy to make and yummy too.
Mar 25, 2017
I made a half-batch of this, as a basis for a strawberry dessert. Excellent results in almost no time! Not stirring is scary, but it worked.
Nov 30, 2015
Great recipe. I could not believe that I didn't have to stir this. I would give it more stars if I could.