Fill two coconut, banana, or chocolate pies with this recipe for a creamy pudding made with milk, eggs, butter and corn starch.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 2 cups white sugar
- 4 tablespoons cornstarch
- 4 cups milk
- 4 egg yolks
- 1 pinch salt
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
In a large saucepan, mix together the sugar, cornstarch and 3 cups milk. If making chocolate, mix in cocoa powder. Bring to a boil and stir frequently until mixture thickens.
Whisk together last cup of milk with egg yolks. As pudding thickens, add egg yolk mixture and stir frequently. Bring to a boil for 1 minute.
Remove from heat, stir in butter and vanilla.
Pour into baked pie shells or use as a pudding. Refrigerate until chilled.