Serve with fresh berries or other fruit.
- 4 egg yolks, beaten
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
of ground nutmeg
- 1 1/2 cups warm milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Combine first 4 ingredients in top of double boiler; bring water to a boil. Gradually
add milk, stirring constantly. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until
sauce thickens and reaches 160 degrees F (about 15 minutes).
- Remove from heat, and
stir in vanilla extract; cool.
- Cover with plastic wrap, gently pressing directly
on sauce; chill.