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Dessert Custard Sauce

No need to stand over the stove to make a custard sauce. Bunny Richardson of Russellville, Alabama created this streamlined version. Goes great over fresh fruit or cake.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    3 cups


  • 2 cups cold milk, divided
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 teaspoons instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • In a small bowl, beat 1 cup milk and pudding mix on medium speed for 2 minutes. Add the cream, sugar, vanilla and remaining milk; beat on low speed for 2 minutes.
  • Transfer to a pitcher; refrigerate 1-2 hours before serving.
Nutrition Facts
1/3 cup: 121 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 107mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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  • Jacx
    Jun 4, 2019

    I used the 1/4 cup vanilla and t Tbls of lemon pudding. It came out runny so I added the whole small box of vanilla pudding what was left and added a bit more heavy cream. Its good.