Sweetened Milk with Egg Rainbow

This is a traditional Chinese sweet soup, served after dinner as dessert.

Prep Time:
7 min
Cook Time:
5 min


  • 9 1/2 tbsp ( 142.5 mL ) Half and half cream
  • 2 Egg yolks
  • 1 tsp ( 5 mL ) Sugar


  1. Stir egg yolks in a small mixing bowl. Set aside for later.
  2. Heat cream in a pot over low heat for 1 minute, then add the sugar and heat for another minute. Do not bring to a boil.
  3. Remove pot from heat, and slowly pour one-third of heated cream into the mixing bowl containing egg yolks.
  4. Pour the cream and egg yolks back into the pot, and continue stirring for another minute.
  5. Serve immediately.


Tip: For a thicker consistency, heat for a longer time