Traditional Custard Sauce Recipe

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 Egg/2 egg yolks, slightly beaten1 (Whole)
 Milk3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), scalded
 Sugar2 Tablespoon
 Salt1 Dash
 Vanilla/Other flavorings such as nutmeg / sherry / rum1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 293 Calories from Fat 94

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g16.1%

Saturated Fat 4.7 g23.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 228.4 mg

Sodium 259.2 mg10.8%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g13.2%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 39.4 g

Protein 12 g23.5%

Vitamin A 8.3% Vitamin C

Calcium 21.9% Iron 5.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Blend egg, milk, sugar, and salt in the top of a double boiler.
Cook, stirring constantly, over hot water until the custard coats a metal spoon.
Remove from heat and flavor with vanilla or other flavoring.
Cool quickly.