Layers of raspberries and custard topped with lacy caramelized sugar form this elegant yet easy-to-make dessert.

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Ingredients

Directions

  • For custard, in a small saucepan thoroughly combine 2 tablespoons of the sugar and the cornstarch; add the milk and egg. Cook and stir with a wooden spoon over medium heat just until the mixture begins to bubble. (Do not overcook.) Immediately pour the custard into a small bowl; let mixture cool about 5 minutes.

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  • Whisk sour cream into custard; add vanilla. Cover and chill custard for up to 24 hours.

  • To serve, divide berries evenly among four goblets or dessert dishes. Spoon chilled custard over berries. (If necessary, thin custard with a little milk before spooning over berries.) Set aside.

  • For topping, in a heavy small skillet or saucepan heat remaining 2 tablespoons sugar over medium-high heat until sugar begins to melt shaking skillet occasionally to heat evenly (do not stir). Reduce heat to low; cook sugar until melted and golden, stirring as necessary with a wooden spoon. Quickly drizzle caramelized sugar over each custard. Serve immediately. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

150 calories; 2 g total fat; 55 mg cholesterol; 56 mg sodium. 29 g carbohydrates; 5 g protein;

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