Vanilla Cream Delight

Though this delicious sauce is made in minutes, it should always be served chilled. This versatile dessert may be enjoyed over cake, ice cream, fresh fruit or berries.

Prep Time:
10 min
Cook Time:
10 min


  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup ( 60 mL ) granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp ( 10 mL ) cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 cups ( 375 mL ) milk (1%)
  • ½ tsp ( 2.5 mL ) vanilla extract


  1. Whisk eggs lightly in medium bowl; set aside.
  2. Combine sugar and cornstarch in medium saucepan. Gradually stir in milk. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture boils and thickens slightly. Remove from heat.
  3. Whisk about one-third of hot mixture slowly into eggs. Return egg mixture to saucepan. Cook and stir over low heat just until mixture thickens, about 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla.
  4. Let cool briefly, then stir. Cover surface completely with plastic wrap. Cool to room temperature, then chill in refrigerator, covered, until serving time.
  5. Makes approximately 1 ¾ cups (425 mL), or 7x ¼ cups (60 mL each).


Serve sauce over fresh fruit and berries, or your cake or ice cream.