Vanilla Pudding

Rating
4.0 stars based on 35 reviews
Read Reviews
  • Makes 2 cups, serves 4
  • Hands-On Time
  • Total Time
  • Nutritional Information
    Close

    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 273 calories
    • Calories 39 calories from fat
    • Fat 12 g
    • Sat Fat 7 g
    • Cholesterol 130 mg
    • Sodium 127 mg
    • Protein 5 mg
    • Carbohydrate 36 g
    • Fiber 0 g
    • Iron 0 mg
    • Calcium 151 mg

Ingredients

  1. Check 1/2cup sugar
  2. Check 3tablespoons cornstarch
  3. Check 1/8teaspoon salt
  4. Check 2cups whole milk
  5. Check 2 egg yolks
  6. Check 2tablespoons unsalted butter
  7. Check 1teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Whisk together the sugar, cornstarch, and salt in a saucepan.
  2. Pour 1/4 cup of the milk into the sugar mixture, stirring to form a smooth paste. Whisk in the remaining milk and the egg yolks.
  3. Cook the pudding mixture over low heat, stirring continuously with a wooden spoon until thickened, about 15 minutes. Do not allow it to boil. Remove from heat and stir in the butter and vanilla.
  4. Scrape the pudding into a bowl. Cover with plastic wrap, pressing the surface to make an airtight seal and prevent a skin from forming. Refrigerate until well chilled, about 1 hour.