3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup & 1 Tbsp cornstarch
1/8 tsp salt
3 egg yolks
3 cups milk or half & half
2 Tbsp butter or margarine
1 tsp vanilla extract
Add ½ cup strong brewed coffee to egg yolk mixture
Decrease milk to two cups; whisk together egg yolks, 2 cups milk, ½ cup creaam of coconut, and 3/4 cup pineapple juice. Omit vanilla; add one 6-oz package frozen coconut, thawed.
Decrease milk to 1 cup. Whisk together egg yolks, 2 cups half & half and 1 cup milk. Substitute 1-tsp almond extract for vanilla. Garnish with toasted almond slices
Decrease milk to 2 cups. Whisk together egg yolks, 2 cups milk, t Tbsp grated orange rind and 1 cup fresh orange juice. Substitute 2 Tbsp orange liqueur for vanilla. Garnish with orange rind curls.