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Vanilla Custard - Bon Appetit

Yield: 1 Cup

Ingredients and directions for this recipe

1 1/2 c Whipping cream
1 Vanilla bean; split
-lengthwise
4 Egg yolks
1/4 c Sugar

Using the whole vanilla bean gives this custard a wonderful unique taste!

Place cream in a heavy saucepan over medium heat. Scrape in the seeds from
the vanilla bean; add pod. Bring to simmer. Remove from heat. Cover and let
stand 1 hour to let flavors marry.

Whisk yolks and sugar in medium bowl to blend. Bring cream mixture to
simmer over medium-low heat. Gradually whisk hot cream into yolks. Return
mixture to saucepan and stir until the custard thickens and coats spoon
(about 4 minutes). Do not boil. Strain into bowl. Cover and chill.

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