Looking for a classic dessert that's easy to make and always a crowd-pleaser? Look no further than this delicious vanilla pudding recipe. With its smooth and creamy texture and rich vanilla flavor, this pudding is sure to become a family favorite.
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Baking time: 20 minutes
- 2 cups whole milk
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 2 tbsp cornstarch
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 2 large egg yolks
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
In a medium saucepan, whisk together the milk, sugar, cornstarch, and salt.
Heat the mixture over medium heat, whisking constantly, until it starts to thicken and come to a simmer. This should take about 5-7 minutes.
In a small bowl, whisk together the egg yolks and vanilla extract.
Slowly pour about 1/2 cup of the hot milk mixture into the egg yolk mixture, whisking constantly, to temper the eggs.
Pour the egg yolk mixture back into the saucepan with the remaining milk mixture and whisk until smooth.
Cook the mixture over medium heat, whisking constantly, for another 3-5 minutes, or until it thickens and coats the back of a spoon.
Remove the pudding from the heat and pour it into individual serving dishes.
Chill the pudding in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour before serving.
And that's it! This vanilla pudding recipe is so easy to make, and it's perfect for any occasion. You can serve it as is, or top it with whipped cream, fresh berries, or your favorite toppings. Whether you're making it for a special occasion or just a weeknight dessert, this pudding is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.
So, what are you waiting for? Get cooking and enjoy this creamy and delicious vanilla pudding today!
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