Vanilla Pudding

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Vanilla Pudding


  • 2 1/2 cups milk , divided
  • 1 whole vanilla bean , cut in half, or 1 tsp vanilla paste or extract
  • 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tbsp butter


  • Put 2 cups of milk and vanilla bean in a pot to warm. Stir in sugar.
  • In a separate bowl, add the remaining ½ cup milk. Mix the cornstarch and egg yolks until smooth. Pour this into the warming milk and stir until thickened.
  • Add butter and stir until melted. Serve warm or chilled. Pavlova cloud can sit on top of pudding in a bowl.

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You can serve this pudding in individual pretty vintage dishes, or in one large dish.