Classic Vanilla Pudding

What You Need:

-Sugar -Corn Starch -Whole Milk -Eggs -Vanilla Extract -Salted Butter


Add the sugar and cornstarch to a medium-sized pot with rounded edges. Mix them together and set the pot over medium heat.

Add Dry Ingredients To Pot


Add the milk and stir constantly until it comes to a boil. Continue stirring for 1 minute longer.

Add Ground Beef


The milk should be thick enough to coat the back of wooden spoon. Take the mixture off the heat.

Cook Until Milk Is Thickened


Beat the egg yolks. Whisk the hot milk into the beaten egg yolks. Continue to whisk in the milk, tablespoon by tablespoon, until the egg mixture is very warm.

Temper Egg Yolk


Set the remaining pot of milk over medium heat and whisk in the warmed egg mixture. Bring the pudding to a boil while stirring constantly. Continue stirring for 1 minute longer.

Add Egg To Milk


Take the pudding off the heat. Add the vanilla and the butter. Stir until the butter has melted.

Add Butter And Vanilla


Strain the warm pudding through a fine mesh sieve.

Strain Pudding


Add the pudding to a large bowl and cover it with plastic film touching the pudding’s surface.

Cover Pudding


Store in the refrigerator until the pudding has cooled.

Chill Pudding


Portion the pudding into serving bowls and enjoy as is, or top with homemade whipped cream.

Portion And Serve

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