Stirred Custard Sauce Recipe

Step 1

In a 1-cup measure stir together egg yolk, light cream, sugar and salt. Micro-cook, uncovered, on 50% power for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or till mixture is thickens slightly, stirring every 30 seconds. Place the 1-cup measure in a bowl of ice water and stir egg yolk mixture for 2 minutes. Stir in Galliano, brandy or Amaretto and vanilla. Cover surface of mixture with clear plastic wrap refrigerate till serving time. To serve, spoon over one of the above fruits or a mixture of the above fruits.

NOTE: Cool the custard mixture for Stirred Custard Sauce by placing the glass measure inside a larger bowl filled with ice water. After stirring the mixture, stir in the Galliano, brandy or Amaretto and the vanilla. Adding these ingredients at this stage speeds the cooling of the custard and helps prevent curdling. Be sure to place clear plastic wrap directly on the surface of the custard before it is refrigerated. Covering the surface will prevent a "skin" from forming on the top of the Custard Sauce.

Things You'll Need

  • 1ea Large Beaten Egg Yolk
  • 1/3c Half & Half Light Cream
  • 2ts Sugar
  • Dash Salt
  • 1 1/2ts Galliano, BrandyOr Amaretto
  • 1/4ts Vanilla
FRESH FRUIT:
  • Orange Slices
  • Halved Strawberries
  • Sliced Kiwi
  • Sliced Peaches
  • Pineapple Chunks

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