*** In saucepan, combine sugar, salt and cornstarch. Gradually stir in milk till smooth. Cook, stirring, over medium heat till mixture boils for 1 minute. Remove from heat. Beat egg. Gradually stir half of heated mixture into beaten egg. Then stir into remaining mixture in saucepan. Heat, stirring constantly, 1-2 minutes (do not boil). Remove from heat. Add vanilla. Chill. This recipe can be used a filling for pies, cream puffs, etc or can be served alone.
NOTE: This recipe is also known as vanilla cream pudding.
Yield: 1-1/4 Cups
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana