1/4 cup sugar
1 Tbsp cornstarch
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup milk
1 egg yolk, lightly beaten
1 tsp butter or margarine
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup whipping cream, whipped
Combine sugar, cornstarch, and salt in a saucepan, gradually stir in milk.
Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.
Blend a small amount into egg yolk and return to pan; mix well.
Cook and stir for 2 minutes.
Remove from heat, stir in butter and vanilla. Cool 15 minutes.
Fold in whipped cream.
Store in fridge and serve with cake. 16-20 servings.