The ideal accompaniment to the sponge pudding. Thick, yellow and delicious, serve hot or cold.
Ingredients: (To make 300 ml/½ pint)
3 egg yolks
1 tablespoon sugar
300 ml/½ pint milk
few drops vanilla essence
Whisk egg yolks and sugar for 2 minutes. Warm milk with vanilla essence. Pour milk on to egg mix and return to the pan. Stir over a low heat until sauce thickens. Serve hot or cold.