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Custard Cream Filling (VRP 012)

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Custard Cream Filling
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Ingredients
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Instructions
  1. With rotary beater, beat 1 egg and 1 tablespoon sugar until thick and pale
  2. Sift together 2 1/2 tablespoons flour, 1/8 teaspoon salt, and 2 tablespoons sugar
  3. Gradually add 1 cup scaled milk, stirring constantly
  4. Cook over boiling water 10 minutes or until thick
  5. Slowly pour over egg
  6. Cook hot water 2 minutes
  7. Remove from heat
  8. Add 1/2 teaspoon butter and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Custard Cream Filling

Custard Cream Filling

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Custard Cream Filling

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The author has the notation that this is the custard filling for Martha Washington Cake, which this Never Fail White Cake Recipes mentions this custard to include to make a Martha Washington Cake.

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Dottie Borisuk

Friday 20th of November 2015

I'm sure this recipe was cooked in a double boiler, a pot that was used a lot in the past but not so much today.

Bullet #4 should probably read, "Cook over boiling water (ie, in a double boiler) 10 minutes until think.

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