The holidays are a time to take comfort in familiar traditions, and though it may not be a tradition yet, this fondue and dipper is certainly a familiar pair.
If vanilla beans are too pricey, feel free to substitute two teaspoons vanilla extract instead.
Heat milk with scraped vanilla bean and seeds in a saucepan over medium until milk steams. Cover pan, remove from heat, and steep 15 minutes.
Whisk together sugar, cornstarch, and eggs in a bowl until combined. Strain milk mixture through a fine-mesh sieve, then slowly pour warm milk into egg mixture, whisking constantly. Return egg-milk mixture to saucepan over medium heat.
Per 2 Tbsp.
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 21mg 0%
Carbs 4g 1%
Fiber 0g 0%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.