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Creamy Butterscotch Pudding

Deciding to make a real homemade dessert one night, I mixed up this pudding. It's from my favorite cookbook with a few added tweaks—and much better than store-bought! —EMR, Taste of Home Online Community
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Cook: 15 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups fat-free milk
  • 2 egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, combine the brown sugar, cornstarch and salt. Add milk and egg yolks; stir until smooth. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil. Cook and stir 1-2 minutes longer or until thickened.
  • Remove from the heat; stir in butter and vanilla. Cool to room temperature, stirring several times. Pour into four individual dessert dishes. Cover and refrigerate for 1-2 hours or until chilled.
Nutrition Facts
1/2 cup: 221 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 112mg cholesterol, 161mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (33g sugars, 0 fiber), 5g protein.

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