Wonderful, homemade butterscotch pudding—savor slowly every buttery spoonful! You will never enjoy flavor like this from store-bought pudding cups.
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 2/3 cups milk
1 egg yolk, lightly beaten
3 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- In a 4-cup glass measuring cup combine brown sugar, cornstarch, and salt. Stir in milk. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 4 to 5 minutes or until thickened and bubbly, stirring after every minute.
- Stir about 1/2 cup of the hot mixture into the egg yolk. Return all to the 4 cup measure, stirring to mix well. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 30 seconds or until bubbly.
- Stir in the butter and vanilla until butter is melted. Cover surface with plastic wrap.
- Chill for 1 hour.
- Pour the mixture into 4 dessert glasses; chill until serving time.
Makes 4 servings.
Recipe provided courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.