Maple Pudding - BASICS Recipe
This recipe was developed by Quabbin Harvest board member Cristina Garcia. This decadent dish is made with ingredients that are part of our BASICS program, which offers pantry staples at very affordable prices.
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Cost at Quabbin Harvest: Only 74 cents per serving!
Delicious with a dollop of whipped cream, a shake of maple sugar and a drizzle of maple syrup.
Yield: 4 servings
2 cups whole milk
1/3 cup maple syrup
2 large egg yolks
3 - 4 tablespoons cornstarch (depending on desired thickness)
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)
In a medium bowl, whisk together milk, maple syrup and yolks. In a medium heavy-bottomed pot, combine salt and cornstarch. Add liquids to pot while whisking.
Over medium-low heat, whisk constantly until pudding coats the back of a spoon, 10-12 minutes.
Whisk in butter and optional vanilla. Transfer to a bowl and press plastic wrap to pudding surface to prevent skin from forming. Chill for 2-3 hours. Whisk to smooth before serving.
(The risk with only occasional whisking or a very thin pot is scrambling bits of yolk. If your pudding contains these lumps, pour through a fine mesh strainer before chilling.)
Posted: to Recipes on Tue, Apr 5, 2016
Updated: Fri, Apr 8, 2016