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Creamy Custard Sauce - Lightened

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“From 4 in 1 - Creamy Custard Drizzle, Dip, Dressing or Sauce - albeit Twissis posted the tastiest recipe but for right now, that version doesn't fit my diet plan. Until such time as I can return to the land of the _normal_ eaters. ;-), I'll _suffer_ along with this sugar-free, lower fat recipe. This could be considered _medicine_ for dieters - when you get crazy from lack of sweets, dose yourself with a couple tablespoons of this lovely sauce. Repeat as needed. Serving size= 2 ounces or 4 tablespoons”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
10
YIELD:
20 ounces
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a heat proof bowl, blend cornstarch & salt. Gradually whisk in the fruit juices & stir to combine.
  2. Set bowl on top of a pan of simmering water (double boiler - don't let water touch bottom of bowl), cook and stir until mixture thickens, for 20 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in Splenda. If you want it sweeter, add more Splenda. Quickly whisk 1/4 cup of hot mixture into beaten eggs then add that back to the bowl.
  4. Return it all to the double boiler & cook 5 minutes more, stirring constantly.
  5. Remove from heat and add cream cheese; stir until well incorporated.
  6. Refrigerate until well chilled.
  7. Use as a sauce/drizzle/dressing for fruits, angel food cake, etc.
  8. Serving size = 2 ounces or 4 tablespoons.

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