Custard Cream Filling

Preparation info
  • Makes

    1¼ cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

  • About

One of the great delicacies of country kitchens—be sure to try the variations


  • 1 c. milk, scalded
  • ½ c. sugar
  • 3 tblsp.


  • Gradually add milk to mixture of sugar, cornstarch and salt. Cook slowly, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens, about 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Add about ½ c. hot mixture to eggs and blend; carefully combine both mixtures and cook about 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Remove from heat; blend in butter and vanilla. Cool.