Classic Custard Sauce Recipe

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Classic Custard Sauce
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  1. In the bottom of a double boiler, bring one inch of water (water must not touch top pan) to simmer over medium heat.
  2. In the top of a double boiler, beat together egg yolks, sugar, and salt until thick and light-colored. Gradually add half-and-half.
  3. Heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is somewhat thickened and coats a spoon. (Mixture must not come to a boil or it will curdle.).
  4. Remove from heat; add sherry or brandy or vanilla. Chill.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 160.69 Kcal (673 kJ)
Calories from fat 76.03 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.45g 13%
Cholesterol 116.12mg 39%
Sodium 67.18mg 3%
Potassium 99.51mg 2%
Total Carbs 11.72g 4%
Sugars 7.88g 32%
Protein 5.09g 10%
Vitamin C 0.5mg 1%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Calcium 65.7mg 7%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 187.23 Kcal (784 kJ)
Calories from fat 88.59 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.84g 13%
Cholesterol 135.29mg 39%
Sodium 78.28mg 3%
Potassium 115.95mg 2%
Total Carbs 13.66g 4%
Sugars 9.18g 32%
Protein 5.93g 10%
Vitamin C 0.6mg 1%
Iron 0.6mg 3%
Calcium 76.5mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 3.9
  • 4

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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