Sunday, November 2, 2008

Snow Pudding with Custard Sauce

¾ cup sugar
¼ cup cold water
¼ tsp salt
2 egg whites, beaten stiff
2 cups boiling water
1/3 cup lemon juice
5 T cornstarch

Combine sugar, salt and boiling water. Blend cornstarch and cold water. Add to sugar mixture in medium saucepan. Heat to boiling, cook for 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Cool slightly in refrigerator. In a bowl that has been rinsed in cold water, fold in egg whites and lemon juice. Refrigerate until it reaches the consistency of Jell-O.

Custard Sauce
1 egg yolk, beaten
1 cup milk, scalded
½ cup sugar
½ tsp vanilla
1 tsp cornstarch
Pinch of salt

Combine sugar and cornstarch. Combine egg yolk and scalded milk. Combine sugar, add milk mixtures in a small saucepan. Heat until slightly thickened. Add vanilla and salt. Cool. Serve over Snow Pudding.

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