Wingin’ It Wednesday: A Custard of Sorts

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I had a million yolks leftover.  Like, a million.  And I like pudding.  So I thought I’d make some.  Kind of.

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I started with about 6 tablespoons butter in a pot.

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Then I  melted that and added in 2/3 cup brown sugar and let that get all melty and foamy.

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Then I reduced the heat and whisked in 1/2 cup heavy cream (again, something I had leftover from other stuff).  Added a pinch of salt, then 2 cups milk.

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In a bowl, I took my 6 egg yolks (for argument’s sake, let’s  say there were 6) and whisked them together with 1/4 cup cream and 3 tablespoons corn starch (because I wasn’t sure how custardy these yolks would be after sitting in the fridge all week).

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Ever so slowly I whisked that into the hot sugar/milk on the stove.

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Almost immediately the whole thing began to curdle, but I kept stirring, and then I added 2 tablespoons vanilla.

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Then miraculously things smoothed out quite a bit.

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Plopped that goo in ramekins and chucked them in the fridge.

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Not really pudding.  Or custard.  But tasty.

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Author: allythebell

A corgi. A small boy. A sense of adventure. Chaos ensues.

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