This simple recipe makes the most amazing custard. It thickens as it cools. In some countries, cornstarch is called corn flour. My (American) cornstarch has a very fine powdery texture, resembling powdered sugar. - Jenny Jones
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 2 Tablespoons cornstarch (not corn flour)
- 2 cups milk (whole milk or low fat)
- 2 egg yolks
- In a medium saucepan, combine the sugar & cornstarch.
- Slowly whisk in the milk & egg yolks.
- Place over medium heat and bring to a boil. Cook about 1 minute, stirring constantly, until thickened. (it will thicken more as it cools)
- Pour into serving cups and let stand to cool or refrigerate, undisturbed, until it’s set – about an hour.
Notes: For some reason, when I stir the pudding while it’s cooling, it refuses to thicken and set. So don’t stir it until it sets.
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