An Amaretto flavored custard filling goes wonderfully well with chocolate cakes.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 1/4 cup white sugar
- 5 teaspoons cornstarch
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup milk
- 2 eggs
- 2 tablespoons amaretto liqueur
Combine sugar, cornstarch, and salt in saucepan. In a separate bowl beat eggs and mix together with milk. Stir into dry mixture. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thick and bubbling. Cook for 2 minutes more. Remove from heat, add almond liqueur and stir well. Cover surface of filling with plastic wrap to prevent film from forming and chill completely before using.