← Back to Search Results
English
Ginger Cream Sauce

Photo by:
Comments: 0
 

Recipe

This spiced custard sauce is great for dipping fruits, cookies, or even cubes of cake.

Yield: Makes 8 servings
Prep time: 10 Mins, Plus Infusing<Br>
Cooking time: 45 Mins<Br>

Ingredients

  • 3¾ cups heavy cream
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 8 oz (225g) fresh ginger, peeled and sliced
  • 4 star anise
  • 6 large egg yolks, beaten
  • Five spice powder, for sifting (optional)

Directions

1. Bring the cream and sugar to a simmer over medium heat. Remove from the heat and stir in the ginger and star anise. Cover and let stand for 1 hour. Reheat the milk until piping hot. Strain the milk into a bowl.

2. Whisk the yolks in another bowl until thickened. Whisk in the hot cream. Strain the cream mixture back into the saucepan.

3. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until the custard coats the back of a spoon. Do not boil. Pour into eight dessert dishes and sift five-spice powder on top, if desired. Serve warm.

Notes


© 2008 Dorling Kindersley
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

512kcal (26%)
94mg (9%)
2mg (3%)
507mcg RAE (17%)
215mg
21mg
5g
17g
1g
25g
310mg (103%)
52mg (2%)
27g (135%)
45g (69%)
1mg (3%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 

Sign up for
The Cookstr Weekly

Free handpicked cookbook recipes delivered straight to your inbox

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

desserts-4-today Desserts 4 Today
by Abby Dodge
nigella-express Nigella Express
by Nigella Lawson
american-vegan-kitchen American Vegan Kitchen
by Tamasin Noyes
the-country-cooking-of-ireland The Country Cooking of Ireland
by Colman Andrews
arthur-schwartzs-new-york-city-food Arthur Schwartz's New York ...
by Arthur Schwartz
everyday-chinese-cooking Everyday Chinese Cooking
by Katie Chin, Leeann Chin
good-to-the-grain Good to the Grain
by Kim Boyce
fruits-of-the-harvest-recipes-to-celebrate-kwanzaa-and-other-holidays Fruits of the Harvest: Reci...
by Eric V. Copage
martin-yans-china Martin Yan's China
by Martin Yan
urban-italian-simple-recipes-and-true-stories-from-a-life-in-food Urban Italian: Simple Recip...
by Andrew Carmellini
in-the-kitchen-with-david In the Kitchen with David
by David Venable
chez-panisse-fruit Chez Panisse Fruit
by Alice Waters
lucid-food Lucid Food
by Louisa Shafia
Already a member? Click here to Log In
close

Sign up to Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new Cookstr features and tools







By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
Spinner
New to Cookstr? Click here to Sign Up
close


Forgot your password? Click here
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?