Fresh Fruit With Vanilla Custard Sauce

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“This makes a luscious light dessert, a change from all the heavy dishes over the holidays. Looks wonderful in a stemmed glass. Any fresh fruit can be used.”
READY IN:
55mins
YIELD:
3 cups
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Scald milk in a large saucepan over medium heat (do not allow milk to boil), set aside.
  2. Combine eggs, egg whites, and sugar in a medium bowl, beat with a wire whisk until blended.
  3. Gradually stir about one-fourth of hot milk into egg mixture; add to remaining hot milk, stirring constantly.
  4. Cook stirring constantly, over low heat until mixture thickens and coats a metal spoon, about 30 minutes.
  5. Immediately pour sauce into a large bowl, stir with a wire whisk until cool.
  6. Stir in vanilla and salt, cover and chill 2 hours.
  7. Serve over fresh fruit.

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