What You Need:
2 egg yolks
1/2 C sugar
2 t cornstarch
1 C milk
1 t vanilla extract
1/4 C whipping cream, beaten until stiff
1/4 C Asti Spumante
1 qt. fresh strawberries
How to Make It:
Place the egg yolks into a saucepan.
Add the sugar and cornstarch to the egg yolks.
Place the pan over low heat.
Stirring continuously slowly add in the milk.
Up the heat to medium and allow the mixture to cook 5 minutes or until thick enough to coat a wooden spoon.
Remove from the heat and refrigerate until cool about 30 minutes.
Stir in the vanilla.
Fold in the stiff whipping cream.
Add the Asti Spumante and mix until well combined.
Serve chilled as a dip for the strawberries.
This is a wonderful appetizer to begin your Valentines dinner with.
Add some candlelight, soft music and warm conversation and you are sure to have a night you both will always remember.