posted by Sue Ann 05-10-98 5:55 PM Source: Better Homes and Gardens cookbook French Cream Filling 1/3 cup granulated sugar 3 tbsp all-purpose flour 1/4 tsp salt 1 1/4 cups milk 1 beaten egg 1 tbsp butter 1 tsp vanilla In saucepan, combine sugar, flour, and salt. Gradually add milk , mix well. Cook and stir over medium heat till mixture thickens and boils; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Very gradually stir the hot mixture into the egg; return to saucepan. Cook and stir till mixture just boils. Stir in butter and vanilla; cover surface with waxed paper or clear plastic wrap. Cool. (don't stir during cooling) Makes: 1 1/2 cups To make butterscotch flavoured filling: Prepare cream filling substituting 1/3 cup brown sugar for 1/3 cup granulated sugar and increase the butter to 2 tbsp. To make chocolate filling: Prepare cream filling, increasing granulated sugar to 1/2 cup and add one 1 -ounce square of unsweetened chocolate, cut up, with the milk.
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