Vanilla Pudding
Recipe type: Dessert
Author: Carol Egbert
Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time: 10 mins
Total time: 15 mins
Serves: 4
Lovely pudding with no mystery ingredients
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons cornstarch
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 3 egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 3 Tablespoons unsalted butter, cut in 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  1. Combine sugar, cornstarch and salt in medium saucepan with a heavy bottom.
  2. Stir in milk and egg yolks.
  3. Cook, over medium heat, stirring frequently, until the pudding has thickened and begun to boil.
  4. Lower the heat, cook the pudding for five minutes more, stirring constantly.
  5. Remove pan from heat, add butter and vanilla extract, stir until butter has melted and is completely combined.
  6. Transfer pudding to four serving dishes, gently pressed a piece of plastic wrap onto the top of the pudding and chill.
Recipe by Vermont food from a country kitchen - Carol Egbert at